Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies inspect a cell block at the Men's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles.

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LISTEN: Bail Reform In Massachusetts And Beyond

August 29, 2017

Bail reform has emerged as a hot topic in recent years, and last Friday the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court weighed in, issuing a bold opinion that will change some key features of bail practices in the state.  Morning Edition’s Joe Mathieu talked with WGBH Legal Analyst and Northeastern Law Professor Daniel Medwed about that case and how it fits into the national conversation about bail reform.


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