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By Chris Allendorf
Jo Daviess County States Attorney 

Jo Daviess Files Suit Against No Cash Bail


October 12, 2022

As the state’s attorney of Jo Daviess County, I took an oath to protect and defend the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Illinois. That is why today I have joined a bipartisan group of state’s attorneys and sheriffs across this state by filing suit on behalf of my office, Sheriff Kevin Turner, and the People of the State of Illinois to challenge the Constitutionality of the “No Cash Bail” provisions of the Safe-T Act.

Quite simply, I believe many provisions of No Cash Bail are unconstitutional, though this is not the course of action I would have preferred...

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