Jacob Chansley, who used a bullhorn to call for the assassination of several congresspeople, told VICE News that he “regrets nothing.”
The ACLU of Pennsylvania had decried the original bond amount as a likely warning to other protesters.
Darnell couldn't afford his $10,000 bail, so he slept for weeks in a Cook County Jail dormitory while people around him coughed.
Karnataka Police Says It Can’t Serve a Notice to a Rape-Accused Godman Because He’s on a ‘Spiritual Tour’
Even though he's on the run from the law, and reportedly hiding in his own Hindu nation, Nithyananda continues to release his sermons on YouTube.
But many feel this order is unfair and that a Muslim would’ve never been asked to distribute Hindu texts.
I grew up in Brooklyn in a neighborhood where we saw excess incarceration. But the system doesn't have to be this bad.
We've truly come full circle.
Because I couldn't afford to pay $250,000 in bail, I had to languish behind bars for over a year while awaiting trial—without being convicted of a crime.
Across the country, legislators acknowledge that the bail bonds unfairly targets poor people and people of color. Now some states are taking steps to change.
Since the app launched three months ago, over 7,500 users have signed up and have raised more than $60,000.
Algorithms like COMPAS that predict recidivism have flooded the criminal justice system—but do they work?