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Dec 2, 2022

Illinois lawmakers OK SAFE-T Act tweaks; plan ends bail

Illinois lawmakers OK SAFE-T Act tweaks; plan ends bail

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Democrats who control the Illinois General Assembly approved follow-up clarifications of their watershed criminal justice overhaul Thursday, appeasing critics by adding numerous offenses to a list of crimes that qualify a defendant to remain jailed while awaiting trial.
Senate action followed by the House came on the final day of the Legislature’s fall session and exactly…

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