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The danger of “danger”: the bail reform based on this slippery notion will block many more black and brown people

We do not yet know what the current legislative language could be like. But if lawmakers intend to impose that judges use an algorithmic risk assessment tool to determine who to hold, or if they will provide judges with a list of apparently neutral factors to consider when making their decision, the result will be the same: more detention. preventive, more racial disparities and, ultimately, less public safety.

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