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CALIFORNIA - end of cash bail:
  • California Becomes First State To End Cash Bail After 40-Year Fight (NPR: Aug. 28, 2018) Note that the ACLU and others claim that the new legislation which ends California's cash bail (as of October 2019) will not end discrimination against poor and minority people when determining whether someone will be released or kept in custody.
NEW JERSEY - end of cash bail: