Bennett’s Pretrial Fairness Act proposal and where advocates think it falls short

https://ift.tt/gt7HJZL

Sen. Scott Bennett (D-Champaign), left, speaks at a news conference earlier this year. Right, advocates supporting the Pretrial Fairness Act voice opposition to changes to the law. 

Democrats who crafted the SAFE-T Act and its provision banning cash bail, the Pretrial Fairness Act, have not produced any specific changes with lawmakers set to return to Springfield next week for the final time before the law takes effect.  

The only proposal for changes publicly on the table comes from Sen. Scott Bennett (D-Champaign), but supporters of the law have criticized Bennett’s efforts. 

Ino Saves New

via rk2’s favorite articles on Inoreader https://ift.tt/VyUxPI2

November 23, 2022 at 08:00AM

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s