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Jena Six Teen Freed on Bail

Jane Hamsher: Thanks largely to grassroots efforts, Mychal Bell will now be tried in juvenile court.
This post, written by Jane Hamsher, originally appeared on FireDogLake

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Mervyn Marcano of Color of Change sends this:
Mychal Bell's bail was posted today and it looks as if he will be released soon.
This is great news. This comes after the Governor forced District Attorney Reed Walters to halt his appeal of a 3rd District Court decision to move his case to juvenile court.
Clearly the pressure has worked and we're well on our way to a complete victory for the Jena 6...
Jane Hamsher is the founder of FireDogLake. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect.
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