Chicago Judges Spurn Risk-Assessment System In 85% Of Bail Cases

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Judges in Chicago's Cook County routinely make bail decisions for crime suspects contrary to what the court's new risk-assessment system calls for, finds a review of more than 1,500 cases this year obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times. The Cook County sheriff’s office showed judges’ bail decisions differed from the guidelines about 85 percent of the time. The . . .

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