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The Bail Trap

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Join the ACLU-PA Young Leadership Outreach Team Pittsburgh for a screening of the documentary film The Bail Trap. Following the screening, ACLU-PA Legal Fellow Ali Szemanski will discuss the ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice. 70% of people in jail are there for one reason: living in poverty. Money bail is one of the main causes of mass incarceration in the United States. Yet, few people know what the money bail system is, let alone how it all works or why we need to do away with it. J

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