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Oliver skewers bail system with enlightening segment

John Oliver's weekly show, "Last Week Tonight," is known for being funny while also being enlightening, but the show uses language and imagery indicative of a premium cable channel, so be forewarned if you click our source link and play the video. With that said, Oliver's look at the bail system a couple of weeks ago is astounding, and it really drives home the point that this system is broken.

Crimes can trigger a vicious and endless cycle for the accused

A recent story in the New York Times will show many of our Visalia, California readers how certain elements of the criminal justice system just don't work. The story centers on how missed child support payments can lead to a terrible downward spiral that constantly ends with the individual losing their job, landing in jail, racking up more penalties and fees on their child support, and then, unable to find a job due to their criminal past, they miss child support payments.

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