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Tuesday, March 19, 2024
SAFE-T Act Quickly Crippling County Budgets

When the SAFE-T Act was passed last year, proponents hailed the new law as a mile-stone achievement. They argued that mandating a cash bail for committing a crime was unfair…

Monday, October 23, 2023
SAFE-T Act Exacerbates Public Defender Shortage in Illinois

The controversial abolishment of cash bail in Illinois is having far-reaching affects already, with the majority of Illinois’ 102 counties facing disparate resource challenges. By law (which hasn’t been updated…