Cash Bail

White Collar Criminals, Celebrities, Wealthy Use Privilege For Early Release Amidst Pandemic

April 28, 2020

Michael Cohen and Michael Avenatti were released, and some Los Angeles prisons offer pay-to-stay rooms for celebrities. But a huge number of people are still imprisoned and at risk of COVID-19 just because they can’t afford cash bail.

Bernie Sanders Takes Aim at the Pathology of the For-Profit Criminal Justice System

Bernie Sanders Takes Aim at the Pathology of the For-Profit Criminal Justice System

August 20, 2019

An analysis of Sen Sanders’ new criminal justice reform plan and a brief history of neoliberal democrats ‘playing’ at progressive politics while enacting regressive policies

America’s For-Profit Criminal Justice is Crushing the Poor

August 9, 2018

A recent push by Senator Bernie Sanders to eliminate cash bail highlights how systemic monetizing of law enforcement continues to enrich cops, courts, and prosecutors

Sanders’ Plan to Eliminate Bail Could Hit Corporate Roadblock

July 31, 2018

Local advocates who have fought to eliminate bail at the state level say the well-funded bail lobby will fight to keep a system that monetizes criminal justice