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Santa Clara County Considers Change to Bail System

Supervisors will consider a plan to overhaul Santa Clara County's bail system for people accused of minor or non-violent crimes. Supervisors will vote on reforms, including new release options for low-income and low-risk defendants. It would also include a new community-based program to help post bail for low-income defendants. If that program is approved, it would be the first of its kind in the state.

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