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ACLU Warns Lightfoot Campaign on Coerced Political Speech

The Lightfoot campaign’s email to Chicago Public School teachers urging them to offer extra credit to students as an incentive to volunteer on the Mayor’s re-election campaign is inappropriately coercive and raises First Amendment concerns.

January 12, 2023

ACLU Responds to Latest Independent Monitor Report on Chicago Police Reform

The Independent Monitor overseeing Chicago Police reform issued the sixth report on the City’s progress toward achieving constitutional policing in Chicago. The report continued to show that CPD is failing to meet many of the goals under the federal court supervised consent decree. 

December 16, 2022