“The Night Of” And Bail

HBO has another brilliant turn-of-the-screw on their hands. The name is “The Night Of,” and it stars Naz, the son of Pakistani immigrants played by Riz Ahmed (“Jason Bourne,” “Nightcrawler”) who wakes up after a one-night-stand to find the woman he bedded murdered. The show is a who-dun-it, but the elements that make it great…

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Why Affordable Bail is So Important

Bail has come to be seen as something that his inherently unequal. But bail is just a way the jail system attempts to guarantee that a defendant makes it a priority to arrive at their court dates while working in parallel with the public safety and, in turn, balancing the restraints put on a defendant’s…

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