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Will California do away with bail?




File: Sen. Robert Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys
File: Sen. Robert Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys
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When someone is arrested in California, there process looks a little like this; there's a bail hearing, and if they can pull it off, they post the bail or secure a bail bond and are released. 

If they can't, they're stuck behind bars until a trial is scheduled.

Now, some lawmakers in California are working to change this process, which they say is biased against lower income people.

One of those is California State Senator Bob Hertzberg, he's the lead author behind the proposed legislation known as SB 10, and he joined Take Two to talk about it.