Some lawmakers in Indiana want to set limits on which criminals have the right to bail. Right now, Indiana’s constitution only denies bail to those accused of murder or treason. A proposal that would allow judges to deny bail “if the accused poses a substantial risk to the public” passed out of a Senate committee Tuesday. Opponents of it say it is dangerous to minorities and unnecessary because judges already have discretion when setting bail. It gets reviewed by the full Senate next.
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