In August, California passed a bill that abolishes cash bail and replaces it with a risk-assessment program. Although some say the existing system is unfair and costly, the new measure has faced criticism from more than one camp. Under British common law, the release of a suspect before his or her trial was granted on the basis of a surety, or guarantee, from another individual.
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