Bail reform faces critical test in Senate this week
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An ambitious bail reform initiative for New Hampshire courts has been in place less than a year, yet the Senate this week is expected to vote on two competing bills — one aimed at refining the changes, the other reversing course.

Opponents of the bipartisan reform measure enacted in 2018 claim it has put dangerous criminals back on the street, while supporters say it’s allowing people who haven’t been convicted of anything to go back to their jobs and homes as productive members of society while awaiting trial.

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