Malik Alim of the Coalition to End Money Bond and director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts Marcia Meis spoke to members of a joint Senate hearing Tuesday to discuss proposals about ending cash bail in the state.

State leaders’ effort to eliminate cash bail in Illinois faced criticism from two judges and a sheriff in a Senate hearing Tuesday, as several panelists stressed the need to take less dramatic steps first.

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