Just a few days before the measure was set to go into effect, a judge found the pretrial release provisions to be a violation of Illinois’ constitution.
“No one should have to spend the holidays in jail simply because they can’t afford bail, and no child should be without their parents during this time," he said.
The host of "Last Week Tonight" used the Fox News host to make an important point about bail reform.
Michigan’s largest district court and bail reform advocates have settled a class-action lawsuit against bail practices in Detroit.
The notorious prison could close its doors forever by 2026 -- if everything goes to plan.
The NFL team's players raised money that was matched by the Eagles Social Justice Fund over Thanksgiving.
Reform groups argue the bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown won't do enough to shift the criminal justice status quo.
But it's not all bad news.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is one of the biggest donors to Civil Rights Corps, a startup nonprofit that could help take down the bail bonds industry.
The criminal justice system is locking people up because they're poor. A Texas judge says that's just business.