Bail reform is state's latest, most s...

Bail reform is state's latest, most sweeping move in criminal justice reform efforts

Gov. Jerry Brown, right, talks with state Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, left, and Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Alameda, before he signed their bill to end cash bail last month. When Gov. Jerry Brown signed a sweeping new law that eliminated cash bail in the state's massive court system last month, it marked both the latest step in the state's reform of the criminal justice system - and a leap into the unknown.

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