Illinois Supreme Court Re-Writes 86,197 Days of Bail Legal History in Less than 100, Setting Up A Collision Course With an Explosion in Recidivism For a generation, the Illinois legislature will now fight a futile political battle over the preventative detention net that they can absolutely never get right, becauseRead More →

Connecticut’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Replicate New York’s Failed Bail Reform Connecticut sits on the precipice of disaster — that is, if the state General Assembly has its way with a proposed constitutional amendment which would eliminate the constitutional right to bail and replace it with a statewide system ofRead More →

Connecticut Legislature Set to “End Cash Bail” Similar to New York and Illinois Creating Bail Reform Chaos On Wednesday, March 22nd, the Connecticut Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee will hear H.J. 261, legislation that proposes an amendment to Connecticut’s constitution that will eliminate the right to bail by sufficient sureties andRead More →