Yeah, the bail system is bullshit and only serves to keep poor people locked up while rich people go free. You’re either a flight risk or you’re not. How much money you have should not determine if you stay locked up while awaiting trial. New York’s bail reform laws get a lot of shit from people that have no idea what they’re talking about (namely, people purposefully ignore that violent offenses are not affected.
I spent about a minute trying to figure out what the heck the headline meant because I was thinking of Josh Hamilton, the former Texas Ranger, who had relapsed with drugs a few times and had abuse issues with his children. He may have relapsed again recently from what I heard, last news was the abuse/assaulting one of his kids in 19.