The New Yorker: Where Bail Funds Go From Here

“The contemporary bail-fund movement is largely a product of the last decade, and got its start in New York City. In 2007, Robin Steinberg and David Feige, of the Bronx Defenders, a groundbreaking public-defenders’ office, launched the Bronx Freedom Fund, to pay low-level bails for Bronx residents. Two years later, a judge ruled that the fund was a bail-bond business and was not properly licensed or certified, and shut it down. But the organization had already generated telling outcomes.”

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