Placing a Price Tag on Freedom: The Evils of the Money-Bail System [Retracted]

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yo i work on this issue in texas. it’s a hot mess. the bail bondsmen are loonybin-level lobbyists who are doing their dead-level best to keep pre-trial risk assessment from catching on. working on a big program evaluation that will conclude in the fall. fingers crossed the data confirm that moneybail is shit.