Michigan Drops Conviction Box From Job, License ApplicationsHe encouraged private employers to also remove the checkbox, so people are not automatically disqualified or are discouraged from applying in the first place.
Cook County Prosecutors To Vacate Tainted Convictions Of 15 MenThe Cook County State's Attorney's Office has been reviewing claims made by 15 people arrested by a fired Chicago police sergeant from 2003 to 2008.
Cook County State's Attorney's Office Makes Changes To Handling Murder CasesThe Cook County State's Attorney's office is changing the way it handles homicide cases, with the goal of getting more convictions.
Opinion: How NOT To Comment On Sexual Assault Cases"I have a suggestion for anyone who isn't familiar with the complexities of sexual assault in America: shut up."
Accused 124-MPH Driver Has Battery, DUI, High-Speed ConvictionsKonnor Burns is charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, resisting a peace officer and driving at a speed of 124 mph on a 45-mph stretch of Plainfield-Naperville Road not far from his family home.
Judge Denies Cellini's Bid For A New TrialA federal judge denied a retrial Tuesday for longtime Illinois powerbroker William Cellini, rejecting arguments that he didn't get a fair trial because a juror lied about her criminal past during jury selection.
Appellate Court Tosses Convictions Of E2 Nightclub OwnersA panel of the Illinois Appellate court has overturned the convictions of the owners of the E2 nightclub where 21 people were killed in a stampede to the exit in 2003 after a security guard used pepper spray in the crowded club.