DOJ Report on Chicago Police
The report issued by the Department of Justice confirms what many Chicago residents have known for years – the system for policing in our city is broken.
Flag Desecration Case
A 22-year-old Urbana resident, unlawfully arrested and jailed for burning an American flag last July 4th, filed a federal lawsuit yesterday seeking to have Illinois’ outdated flag desecration law declared unconstitutional.
Civil Asset Forfeiture
A new report calls for reform of Illinois' civil asset forfeiture system, which accounted for more than $300 million taken by law enforcement in over a decade without the requirement of a conviction.
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