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Voices From Inside the System

‘The Real Problem Lies With Bail Being Used as a Form of Punishment’

Bail bondsman Topo Padilla works in a $3 billion industry where Black and Hispanic detainees make up nearly half of the jail population

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Haley Cohen Gilliland

Haley Cohen Gilliland

Writer. Words in @nytimes , @natgeo , @Outsidemagazine @VanityFair. Previously covered the American West + Argentina @TheEconomist .

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