Before the government can take away your life, liberty, or property, it must first give you due process: fair and meaningful procedure. On this episode, we trace the history of due process from 1215 to today. And we head to Harris County, Texas, which operates the the third-largest jail in the country, to see why federal courts say its system of money bail violated that ancient guarantee.

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Guests

Anthony Sanders, Institute for Justice

Dana Berliner, Institute for Justice

Diana Simpson, Institute for Justice

Alec Karakatsanis, Civil Rights Corps

Megan Stevenson, Antonin Scalia Law School – George Mason University