This Dec. 22, 2011 photo shows a typical single-inmate jail cell. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department )

How A Little-Known Interview Lets Accused New Yorkers Stay Out Of Jail Before Trial

On Tuesday morning, accused burglar Mary Thornton experienced an everyday blessing of the New York City courts: a judge released her without bail, on the expectation that she will come back for her trial in October. The 48-year-old stands accused of taking a cable box from The Camden Hotel, a Upper West Side single-room occupancy […]

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