Deciphering the Pretrial Fairness Act: What the law does and where changes could be made

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Illinois’ Pretrial Fairness Act, the component of the SAFE-T Act that ends cash bail, is set to take effect in about two-and-a-half months. The law has been the focus of partisan disputes this election season since it was passed in January 2021 as opponents call for its repeal while its framers try to sell its benefits.


via Springfield News – The Daily Line

October 17, 2022 at 06:31AM

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