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Bail reform in Ohio

A sign advertising a bail bonds business is displayed near Brooklyn's jail and courthouse complex in New York in this  July 7, 2015, file photo,
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A sign advertising a bail bonds business is displayed near Brooklyn's jail and courthouse complex in New York in this July 7, 2015, file photo,

This episode originally aired on May 24, 2022.

Bail reform is on the table in Ohio after a State Supreme Court decision in January held that both the state and U.S. Constitution prohibit excessive bail. We take a look at the purpose of pretrial detention and the role bail plays in our criminal justice system.

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