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We pay up to $5000 bail so that people can be free while fighting a case. We advocate for an end to pretrial detention & supervision. #FreeThemAll
Jan 12, 2018 10 tweets 3 min read
These types of announcements are happening with more frequency as bail has become emblematic of the deep and entrenched injustices in our criminal legal system. While they are lauded as “huge reforms”, these commitments are anything but - 1/9 It’s actually NOT OK to use bail for any reason other than to ensure someone comes to court in MA. Bail statute says that and the SJC (our highest court) says that. ADA Ryan however, says she’s going to continue to request that people are held on bail to keep us all safe. 2/9