Chicago: We lock up poorest, not most dangerous

We lock up poorest, not most dangerous | Chicagohttp://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/7/71/291083/lock-poorest-dangerousIn Cook County, and throughout Illinois, if you are charged with a crime, your release from jail depends on the wallet’s thickness. Nearly 80 percent of all criminal defendants were held in jail after their first court appearance in 2011, according to data from Loyola University.  The majority of those defendants, charged with non-violent or …
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