30 Dec 2022

What Happens After Cash Bail? 

On behalf of Jasti & Khandhar   |   Cash Bail

Illinois has reached the finish line in the race to completely eliminate cash bail. This will end the inequality of poor defendants being trapped behind bars while defendants with means walk free while facing the same charges. As this article states, “the longer a person is held in jail, the more likely they are to lose their job or home or connection to family and community.” We will be keeping an eye on our neighbors to the south and look forward to seeing how their new process works. We hope Wisconsin legislators will join us. See More