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Bail Reform

The Nashville Community Bail Fund sued the Clerk of the Davidson County (Tenn.) Criminal Court in federal court, claiming he violated the Eighth Amendment by exploiting cash bail as a means of exacting payment for fines and fees.

NASHVILLE — The Nashville Community Bail Fund brought a federal complaint against the clerk of the Davidson County Criminal Court in Tennessee, claiming he violated the Eighth Amendment by exploiting cash bail as a means of exacting payment for fines and fees.

Categories / Civil Rights, Courts, Criminal, Government, Law

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