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Press Release 12.17.18

Civil Rights, Digital, Community Groups Raise Serious Concerns About California Proposed Rules for Pretrial Justice

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Upturn, and a coalition of digital justice, racial justice, civil rights and community-based organizations, are raising serious concerns with Judicial Council of California’s proposed court rules that implement S.B. 10, California’s initiative to end money bail and adopt pretrial risk assessments. The Judicial Council has proposed rules that can worsen racial disparities and allow further incarceration.