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Ohio Further Expands Bail Reform - CMBA News and Information

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Posted by: Brennan Donnellan on Mar 30, 2021

The Ohio Supreme Court approved rule changes requiring that:

  • Counties establish as their first choice the release of an individual on nonmonetary personal recognizance before resorting to formal bail
  • Counties with more than one municipal or county court adopt a uniform bail schedule.

The changes take effect July 1 and were proposed by the group charged with implementing the 2019 recommendations of the Ohio Task Force to Examine the Ohio Bail System.

To read the entire story from Court News Ohio, click here.

 

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