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Report: Harris County’s bail reforms let more people out of jail before trial without raising risk of reoffending

Texas' most populous county changed its bail practices for misdemeanor defendants last year after a lengthy lawsuit challenging cash bail.

The Harris County Jail in Houston on  Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

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