Proposed Bill Looks To Reform Juvenile Justice SystemA new bill, expected to be introduced in the next couple weeks can make it easier to get juvenile arrest records expunged in Illinois.
Van Dyke's Attorneys To Again Seek Laquan McDonald’s Juvenile RecordsA lawyer for Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke plans to again ask a Cook County judge for access to Laquan McDonald’s juvenile court records even though they’ve been rejected twice already.
Judge Rejects Access To Laquan Mcdonald’s Juvenile Records AgainLawyers for Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke will not be able to access Laquan McDonald’s juvenile court records, a Cook County judge ruled on Wednesday for the second time.
Judge Orders DCFS To Send Him Laquan Mcdonald’s Juvenile RecordsJudge Vincent Gaughan hasn’t decided whether Jason Van Dyke’s defense team will see the files when he receives them. He said he will first analyze them himself to see if they are relevant for the officer’s pending trial.
Chicago Officials Praise Legislation To Make Expunging Juvenile Records EasierElected officials from Chicago are heralding the passage of legislation making it easier for young people to have their minor arrest records erased, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.