“Bail has only one purpose - to ensure that a person accused of a crime will appear in court for his trial. We presume a person to be innocent until he is proven guilty, and thus the purpose of bail is not punishment. It is not harassment. It is not to put people in jail.
Defending Equality, Liberty & Justice in Maine
It’s been a busy session with a lot of bills to keep track of. Here’s what’s happened so far:
In 2017, Congress and the Trump administration rolled back protections on consumer privacy, allowing internet service providers (ISPs) to comb through our data constantly, and then sell it to the highest bidders. Here are just a few ways that can hurt you.