How Unaffordable Bail Keeps Innocent People Behind Bars

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In 2010, 16-year-old Kalief Browder was arrested in New York City for allegedly stealing a backpack. Since he and his family couldn’t afford his $3,000 bail, Kalief was forced to remain in jail until his trial. Due to a lengthy series of delays, he ultimately waited in jail for three…

Writer, editor, leftist activist. Endlessly fascinated by the complexities of human minds and cultures. Completing my MA in Anthropology. sleguichard@gmail.com

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Stephanie Leguichard

Stephanie Leguichard

Writer, editor, leftist activist. Endlessly fascinated by the complexities of human minds and cultures. Completing my MA in Anthropology. sleguichard@gmail.com

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