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Dorothy Brown, Ricardo Munoz

Brown: ‘The Name-Calling And Games Didn’t Stop Us’

Three-term incumbent Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown handily beat back a challenge from Ald. Ricardo Munoz (22nd) for her seat Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

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Circuit Court Clerk’s Staffer Reassigned Amid Gang Allegations

A man who says he was a gang member at age 13 has been reassigned from a court job at age 46, after the Chicago Crime Commission identified him as a current gang leader.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

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Report: High-Ranking Circuit Court Clerk’s Employee Tied To Gang

Just a couple of weeks before Election Day, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown is trying to figure out what to do about a long-time employee of the clerk’s office who is an alleged gang leader.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown appears at the County Board meeting Thursday. (CBS)

Clerk Dorothy Brown Gets 17 Jobs Abruptly Restored

Seventeen jobs that were cut from the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s office last week were suddenly restored Thursday after office head Dorothy Brown told commissioners she discovered $700,000 she didn’t know she had in her budget.

12/01/2011

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. (Credit: www.alplm.org)

Mary Todd Lincoln Documents Sent To Lincoln Library

A bucket brigade of public officials has transferred Mary Todd Lincoln’s insanity hearing record from court vaults to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown

Circuit Court Clerk Cuts 170 Employees

Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown has been forced to hand out pink slips, as she seeks to meet demands to cut her office’s budget.

WBBM Newsradio–02/15/2011