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Ohio Supreme Court Orders Non-Cash Bail As First Option For Courts

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A big change coming to Ohio’s court system starting July 1, as the state takes a step closer to getting rid of cash bail for people being held in jail. New rules issued by the Ohio Supreme Court say Ohio’s 28 counties with both multiple municipal courts and county courts… Read More

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Task Force Looking Into Using Risk Assessments In Bail Process

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The Ohio Supreme Court chief justice is gathering a team of experts to examine the state’s bail system, determining whether or not the system is unfair for people who are arrested but held on expensive bail before they can argue their case. Daniel Dew, with the conservative leaning Buckeye Institute says a high bail can… Read More