Pritzker Signs Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Bill | WGLT

Pritzker Signs Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Feb 22, 2021

Governor JB Pritzker today (MONDAY) signed a sweeping criminal justice bill that — among other reforms — will end cash bail in Illinois.

As Hannah Meisel reports, members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus draw a direct line from protests in the names of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor this past summer to the new law.

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