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A Series on Community Bail Funds: Post 2 of 6

A dysfunctional bail system contributes to mass incarceration. 

Conversations around criminal justice reform often center on mass incarceration. In this recent article, Professor Cynthia Jones argues that “[e]fforts to stem the tide of mass incarceration that ignore the dysfunctional bail system—as well as the racial and ethnic disparities it produces—will be ineffective and incomplete.”

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