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Bail fund aims to disrupt 'a two-tier system of justice'

Clip: 09/13/2018 | 3m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

There's a cascade of dire problems that can occur even if you're only in jail for one day, says attorney Robin Steinberg. The CEO of The Bail Project -- a national organization that pays bail for tens of thousands of low-income Americans at risk of pretrial detention -- gives her Brief But Spectacular take on disrupting the money bail system and turning the tide on U.S. mass incarceration.

Aired: 09/13/18

Rating: NR

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