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Is the U.S. Bail System Fair?

Posted By llad On December 26, 2019 @ 6:24 pm In | Comments Disabled


This series investigates controversial current issues to help young viewers draw their own informed conclusions.

What is bail? How does the U.S. bail system work? What are the arguments against bail? What are the arguments for keeping bail the way it is?

Video (6:47) and short reading: https://ww2.kqed.org/education/2019/01/15/is-the-u-s-bail-system-fair/ [1]

Classroom Guide for Above the Noise: https://ww2.kqed.org/education/2017/07/24/classroom-guide-for-above-the-noise/ [2]

tags: due process, 8th Amendment

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[1] https://ww2.kqed.org/education/2019/01/15/is-the-u-s-bail-system-fair/: https://ww2.kqed.org/education/2019/01/15/is-the-u-s-bail-system-fair/

[2] https://ww2.kqed.org/education/2017/07/24/classroom-guide-for-above-the-noise/: https://ww2.kqed.org/education/2017/07/24/classroom-guide-for-above-the-noise/

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