“Back in the day, district attorneys sought to throw the book at criminals, but thanks to progressive mega-donors like George Soros, today’s prosecutors look increasingly like San Francisco’s Chesa Boudin.”
Associated Press January, 24, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s top prosecutor announced his office will no longer ask for cash bail as a condition for defendants’ pretrial release, fulfilling one of his key campaign promises.
District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who took office two weeks ago, said Wednesday prosecutors will use a “risk-based system” and weigh whether a defendant might flee or pose a threat to public safety. Continue reading