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Examining bail reform’s impact on Tompkins County as new NY budget brings more changes

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.—New York State’s bail reform laws were certainly controversial when they were approved in 2019 and implemented in 2020, with criminal justice advocates celebrating their implementation as a win for civil rights for those accused but not yet convicted of crimes. Its main thrust was to reduce the number of people who would […]