Loyola University Chicago

Tracking the
Pretrial Fairness Act in Illinois

In January 2021, the Illinois General Assembly passed House Bill 3653 – an omnibus crime bill known as the Safety, Accountability, Fairness and Equity Act that most notably abolishes cash bail.We're tracking how the law impacts bond court outcomes, pretrial, and jail population across Illinois.

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Research Briefs

Data-driven research exploring the PFA's impact

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Data Tools

Interactive visualizations to explore PFA changes

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Latest Reports

Bond Court Reform Analysis