Critics expect chaos under Illinois bail ban despite ruling


              FILE - Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker looks to supporters after he defeated GOP challenger Darren Bailey on Nov. 8, 2022, in Chicago. Critics of a law that takes effect Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, to eliminate cash bail in Illinois criminal courts fear that a judge's ruling that the plan is unconstitutional will create a chaotic, two-tiered system of pretrial release unless urgent action is taken. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
            
              FILE - Illinois state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, answers questions during debate on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives during the last day of session at the Illinois state Capitol in Springfield, Ill., May 31, 2021. Critics of a law that takes effect Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, to eliminate cash bail in Illinois criminal courts fear that a judge's ruling that the plan is unconstitutional will create a chaotic, two-tiered system of pretrial release unless urgent action is taken. (Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Illinois state Sen. Robert Peters, D-Chicago, explains clarifications to his SAFE-T Act criminal justice overhaul before the Senate Executive Committee on Dec. 1, 2022, at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Critics of a law that takes effect Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, to eliminate cash bail in Illinois criminal courts fear that a judge's ruling that the plan is unconstitutional will create a chaotic, two-tiered system of pretrial release unless urgent action is taken. (AP Photo/John O'Connor, File)
            
              FILE - Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul speaks at a rally to call on the National Archivist to publish the Equal Rights Amendment as an amendment in the Constitution, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 28, 2022. Critics of a law that takes effect Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, to eliminate cash bail in Illinois criminal courts fear that a judge's ruling that the plan is unconstitutional will create a chaotic, two-tiered system of pretrial release unless urgent action is taken. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Critics expect chaos under Illinois bail ban despite ruling