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Advocates express concerns over bill amending bail reform

Clip: 03/22/2022 | 4m 24s

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Under current law, defendants can await trial at home unless law enforcement can prove they pose a risk. But under the new bill, defendants charged with certain gun crimes could automatically be detained pre-trial. Advocates oppose the measure saying it would increase racial disparities already existing in NJ. Sen. Joseph Cryan, the sponsor, has withdrawn the amended bill for further discussion.

Aired: 03/22/22 | Rating: NR

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