As the hilarious & venerable John Oliver pointed out on his show Sunday, June 6. READ:
John Oliver Talks Bail (Video)
We Lock Up Tons Of Innocent People & Charge Them For the Privilege (Mother Jones)
Are America's Jails Used To Punish Poor People (CBS News)
Google more and you'll find more on this. We've got to change this nation's justice for just us system or we're toast as a nation. As my haiku says, truthfully:
"Rich, White & Straight, You're Gonna Skate;
Poor, Black or Gay, You Ain't Gonna Be OK."
Another inconvenient truth from the QM [drops mic]