Not only is this and the case of the boy who spent 3 years on Rikers Island before hanging himself an example of a miscarriage of justice, but the fact that her case was not deemed a civil rights violation is proof that ther is no justice in this country.
Yes, the denial of bail or an attorney to a woman in jail for 96 days is proof that the justice system is broken. We are supposed to follow the belief that everyone is innocent until proven guilty. Clearly, this woman has been treated guilty until proven innocent. This is unjust.
While the denial of bail or request for an attorney by a woman jailed for 96 days would appear to be a neglect of basic rights, we must understand the circumstances behind this. What supposed crime did this woman commit and was an attorney requested by this woman? The incident should be investigated.
A woman was denied bail or an attorney for 96 days. This is a sign that a part of the justice system is broken, but not that the whole system is broken. It is necessary for the procedures to be examined and improved so that such unacceptable delays can be avoided in future. A wholesale review of the administration of justice is not required.