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Judge Rules Portions of SAFE-T Act Unconstitutional

Clip: 12/29/2022 | 9m 10s

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Circuit Judge Thomas Cunnington late Wednesday issued his ruling after dozens of state’s attorneys sued to prevent Illinois from eliminating cash bail beginning Jan. 1. Cunnington found the pretrial provisions of the SAFE-T Act violate the separation of powers principle and will not take effect in the 65 counties that had sued the state.

Aired: 12/29/22 | Rating: NR

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