The New Paper

February 25, 2021

Illinois becomes first state to eliminate cash bail

Illinois became the first US state to eliminate cash bail this week. The new measure was included as part of a sweeping new criminal justice reform package signed by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Monday (source).
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