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California Lawmakers Seek To Overhaul State's Bail Bond System06:35
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In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, a sign is seen in the window of a bail bonds office across from the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP)
In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, a sign is seen in the window of a bail bonds office across from the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP)
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California's chief justice said Tuesday the state's current bail system should be scrapped, calling it unsafe and unfair. Two years ago, authorities in Santa Clara County arrested 31 bail bonds agents for recruiting new clients inside the county's jails — with the help of inmates.

Sukey Lewis (@SukeyLewis) from KQED reports.

This segment aired on October 25, 2017.

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