Clearly due process is a luxury reserved by the wealthy white elites in the Bay Area.
Nearly three months after a landmark legal ruling upended the state’s cash bail system, racist San Francisco has kept the suspect at the center of the case in jail, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
His bail remains set at $350,000, an amount the appeals court ruled was excessive and unfair.
While Kenneth Humphrey’s attorneys are seeking to have their client released, prosecutors are fighting to keep him locked up…proving once again that if you’re poor, San Francisco will brutalize you.
A ruling in January by the First District Court of Appeal in San Francisco ordered a new bail hearing for Humphrey. The court found that bail set so high that suspects can’t raise enough to be freed is unjustified except for those who are too dangerous to be released before trial.
Humphrey, 64, has been in jail for 326 days since his latest arrest.