2019 ACLU of Illinois Legislative Wrap-up

With the 2019 session at a close, the ACLU of Illinois is proud of the resounding legislative victories for civil liberties that have come out of the one of the busiest legislative sessions to date.
August 22, 2019

Illinois Needs Strong Leadership on Sentencing Reform

For criminal justice advocates, recent headlines have provided encouragement: while the number of people incarcerated in Illinois prisons peaked in 2013 at nearly 50,000, the population has been on a steady decline since then and recently fell below 40,000—a 20% reduction. 

July 30, 2019
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