Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Counties Worry About Court Cost Ruling

The Illinois Supreme Court wants to make sure people don't sit in jail because they can't pay their fines or make bail. But counties across the state worry the court's good idea will cost them a lot of money. McDonough County leaders are trying to figure out how to manage without some bail dollars or other court fees. The Supreme Court's Access to Justice ruling is set to change what counties and courts can charge defendants next year. 

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