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Why Do We Have Bail?

In the latest episode of "Undisciplined," Jon Comstock discusses the idea of bail reform. To talk about bail reform though, it helps to understand why bail exists in the first place.

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Caree Banton is the host of <i>Undisciplined.</i>
Matthew Moore is senior producer for Ozarks at Large.
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