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Bryce Covert Discusses Cash Bail

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Bryce Covert

In February, Berkshire County District Attorney Andrea Harrington fulfilled a campaign promise and largely ended the use of cash bail by her office. It comes during a national conversation about cash bail – one that freelance journalist and New York Times Op-Ed contributor Bryce Covert has been following for years. She spoke with WAMC about the arguments for and against cash bail, and how efforts to reform the system are playing out around the country.

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