Aggressive Bail Policies Lead to Lawsuit Against Texas County | NowThis

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A Harris County, Texas judge doubled this woman’s bail because she said ‘yeah’ instead of ‘yes.’ Now the county is facing a lawsuit over its bail policies.
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In US news and current events today, Harris County Texas is facing a lawsuit for its abuses of the criminal justice system. In numerous videos, Harris County judges are seen using aggressive bail policies to fill up Harris County jails. This alleged abuse of the criminal justice system disproportionately affects marginalized groups like African Americans. Criminal justice reform comes in many forms, in this case it's a lawsuit.

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