The fight to eliminate cash bail moves to the legislature
The passage of Issue 1 does not mean excessive cash bail is here to stay.
Actors portray participants in a bail hearing from Set the Bail, a one-act play by Julie Whitney-Scott at Church for All People on September 15.
On November 8, voters in Ohio overwhelmingly approved Issue 1, a constitutional amendment requiring courts to consider factors such as public safety and the accused’s likelihood of appearing for court hearings …
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