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Understanding Illinois’ New Law Regarding Pretrial in Illinois and Determining Release

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed HB 3653 into law on February 22, 2021. The law has been described as the most sweeping reform of the state’s criminal justice system. In addition to ending cash bail, the law makes it more difficult for police... Continue reading →

New Good Time Rules for Prisoners in Illinois

An Illinois prisoner has served a lengthy prison sentence for an armed robbery committed when he was 19 in 1995. He understands that he made a huge mistake that cost him his freedom and best years. However, he has been working hard to make changes... Continue reading →