Bail Reform

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After an arrest, the accused may be held in jail unless they can afford to post bail.


Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Eight inmates in the Bexar County Adult Detention Center who were unable to afford bond or bail are being released with the help of the Texas Organizing Project.


DANIEL SALINAS / LAS CRUCES HIGH SCHOOL

On this episode of Texas Matters:

  • Cash bail in Texas is called unconstitutional (:52)
  • Charges of corruption in construction of the border fence (7: 00)
  • DACA recipients oppose¬†deal on border wall (15:38)
  • Border Colonia¬†residents live in extreme poverty (20:46)