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Tag: cash bail

Republican bills push cash bail, subvert Democratic changes

Republican lawmakers across the country are pushing to increase the use of cash bail and pretrial detention. Their efforts are a counter to Democratic measures that have sought to eliminate cash bail and ensure most defendants are released before trial in states such as Illinois and New York.

What happens when cash bail ends?

SPRINGFIELD – Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, cash bail will be abolished in Illinois.  The measure that will eliminate it has been on the books since

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News Around Illinois – January 10, 2020

Michael Madigan’s Friend Dodges Questions About ‘Rape’ Comment In An Email Consummate Illinois Democratic insider Michael McClain dodged questions Thursday about an email in which