While the bail insurance lobbyists were busy
touting the filing of an amicus brief in an 11th Circuit Court of
Appeals case (big deal, by the way – I read that brief and it contains all of the
same tired arguments that have failed everywhere else, so they really should
stick to their specialty of backroom lobbying), this happened.
Among other things, this
settlement calls for the end of money bail on all misdemeanor offenses in