MON PM Update: Study committee to debate reducing use of cash bail; Evers hires attorneys for lame-duck suit

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-- A legislative study committee is set to continue examining pretrial conditions for criminal defendants tomorrow, with debate likely centered on a proposed amendment to reduce the use of cash bail.
The amendment, submitted by Rep. Evan Goyke, D-Milwaukee, would allow courts to re-assess the use of cash bail in cases where the defendant remains behind bars because they are unable to pay.
Goyke told WisPolitics.com cash bail systems led to "unequal results" and pledged in a recent letter to committee members to vote against a ...

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