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Malcolm Jenkins' Criminal Justice Season

When he wasn’t busy winning the Super Bowl Eagles All-Pro safety Malcolm Jenkins was dedicating his time to championing criminal justice reform in a series of articles for The Citizen. Read more from Malcolm about cash bail reform below:

CitizenCast:Your City Defined—Cash Bail

The city has ended the practice of charging bail for many offenses. But what does that even mean?

CitizenCast:Your City Defined—Cash Bail

The city has ended the practice of charging bail for many offenses. But what does that even mean?

A few weeks after new District Attorney Larry Krasner took office, he announced his DAs would not seek bail on several low-level offenses, a strategy utilized across the country to prevent primarily poor defendants from spending months in jail while they await trial.

This made us think: What even is cash bail, and why do we have it?

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