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Illinois lawmakers propose sweeping justice reform bill to end cash bail, allow anonymous complaints against officers

(The Center Square) – Illinois lawmakers have introduced a major criminal justice reform bill that includes ending cash bail and qualified immunity for police officers and allows anonymous complaints against officers. State lawmakers could consider a variety of issues when the Illinois Legislature convenes for the final days of the 101st General Assembly. One of […]

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Gov. Pritzker proposes to end cash bail, begin criminal justice reforms in Illinois

Governor J.B. Pritzker released a set of principles for changing Illinois’ criminal justice system, including ending cash bail, reducing prison sentences and implementing police reform. The seven proposed principles will be “foundational in the administration’s plans to take action” in partnership with the General Assembly, the governor’s office said. Those principals including the following: End […]