Gov. Christie makes strides to reform bail system

Christie ramps up push to remake bail system

Christie is calling a special legislative session for Thursday to try to push lawmakers to take action.

Gov. Chris Christie is pressuring lawmakers to revamp the state's bail system to keep violent criminals behind bars and to release suspects in minor crimes who cannot afford bail.

Christie joined an advocate group in reiterating his support for a state constitutional amendment and a law to make the changes. Christie says crimes are often committed by people who are free on bail....

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