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The Justice Center in Cleveland, the complex which houses the Cuyahoga County jail.

Another Effort To Reform Ohio’s Cash Bail System Launched

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A bipartisan group of lawmakers launched another effort to overhaul the state’s bail system, which has been talked about for years and is backed by conservative and liberal groups. The newly introduced Senate bill doesn’t eliminate cash bail, but caps it at 25% of a person’s monthly net income. Sponsoring Sen. Rob McColley… Read More

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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