Legal Aid Chief Attorney Discusses New York's Bail System on RNN In "Bail Vs. Jail: Forgetting Fairness"

Steven Banks, the Attorney-in-Chief of The Legal Aid Society, discussed New York's bail system and how low-income New Yorkers are adversely affected in a series on Regional Network News entitled "Bail vs. Jail: Forgetting Fairness." In the series, New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman and Banks describe the broken bail system in New York State. Banks said that the system is like "Alice in Wonderland where you are sentenced first" and get your day in court second. See links below.