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    Supporters of the Pretrial Fairness Act celebrate outside the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago on Sept. 18, 2023 as the law took effect. [Ben Szalinski/The Daily Line]

    It’s been more than half a year since Illinois became the first state to entirely abolish cash bail and data on the success of the law is slowly trickling in. While more data is needed to make a better assessment of how the law has changed Illinois’ legal system, supporters of the law aren’t seeing any red flags so far.

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