Too Poor to Go Free, A Discussion of the Cash Bail System

Gavel and Cash

Jeffrey Clayton from the American Bail Coalition joins us to discuss an 11th Circuit case that may determine all cash bail is unconstitutional. Clayton defends the practice of cash bail while I question the morality of a system that lets innocent-until-proven-guilty rich people go free while innocent-until-proven-guilty poor people sit in jail an average of 21 days before arraignment.

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Russ Belville - or "Radical" Russ, as he is known on-air - hosts The Marijuana Agenda, a live news and talk radio program for the cannabis community, weekdays at 3pm Pacific on  The show is based in Portland, Oregon, but "Radical" Russ has traveled over 300,000 air miles in the past five years, bringing his show to report live from hundreds of cannabis conferences, marijuana expos, hemp festivals, and legalization events in over 70 North American cities.