Federal Judge Declares Cash Bail Practice in New Orleans Unconstitutional [text]

On Constitutional Law Prof Blog, Ruthann Robson reports that “[i]n his opinion in Caliste v. Cantrell, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana Eldon Fallon declared the bail practices of Judge Cantrell, an Orleans Parish Criminal District Magistrate Judge, unconstitutional as violative of due process under the Fourteenth Amendment.” — Joe

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