New Study Shows That Blacks Pay More to Get Out of Jail on Bail

WASHINGTON – Blacks 18 to 29 years-old pay more to get out of jail than Whites and Latinos in a system that costs taxpayers more than $9 billion annually, a recent study shows. In “Bail Fail: Why the U.S. should end the practice of using money for bail,” the Justice Policy Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based […]