Experts debate whether computerized risk-assessment will mitigate or exacerbate alleged racial and class biases among Cook County judges.
Illinois law already prohibits fixed bail, and the poor are disproportionately jailed anyway.
The race to be Cook County’s top prosecutor gets under way with questions about fairness and incarceration.
Officials continue to battle over who’s getting locked up in Cook County.
The bail and jail system may be a mess, but at least Timothy Evans understands the separation of powers.
In bond court, it’s better to be lucky than good.
How a medieval court system is costing you money—and compromising safety