A significant reform bill signed into law just now: Coloradans will be guaranteed bond hearings within 48 hours of arrest. Many jurisdictions do this already but in some places people languish in jail for days, or a week or more, before even seeing a judge.

9:14 PM · Jul 6, 2021

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thanks scalia!
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In Guatemala, some have been without the right to bail for years
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Replying to @alex_burness
Which means cops'll just hold people in Booking even longer before officially filing an arrest report.
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What bill? Who wrote it? Sponsors?
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HB21-1280. Written largely by ACLU but had input and backing from others. Sponsors Woodrow, Gonzales-Gutierrez, Lee and Rodriguez.
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