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No Money, No Freedom: The Need for Bail Reform

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Friday, September 16, 2016
The ACLU-WA has issued a position paper examining the many harms of jailing of people in Washington before trial when they are unable to pay money bail, and recommending principles for reform.
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Thursday, September 15, 2016
The ACLU-WA has issued a position paper examining the many harms of jailing of people in Washington  before trial when they are unable to pay money bail, and recommending principles for reform.
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Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Community organizations and legal advocates are calling on the Seattle City Council and Mayor Ed Murray to pass an ordinance introduced by Councilmember Mike O’Brien aimed at making the City more responsive to both neighborhood concerns and the needs of people experiencing homelessness. The groups urged the City Council to vote today to move the proposal forward in the legislative process.
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Friday, August 26, 2016
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Friday, August 26, 2016
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Friday, August 26, 2016
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Friday, August 26, 2016
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Friday, August 26, 2016
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Friday, August 26, 2016
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Friday, August 26, 2016
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
In response to an ACLU-WA lawsuit, the Pasco City Council has agreed that its at-large system for city council elections violates the Voting Rights Act, and it will submit a consent decree in federal court. (Pictured above: plaintiff Bertha Glatt at center, with ACLU-WA attorneys La Rond Baker and Breanne Schuster.)

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