Attorney And Professor Craig Futterman Says CPD Is Dragging Feet On Consent Decree, Talks About What Defunding Police Might AccomplishJoining CBS 2’s Jim Williams and Brad Edwards Monday was Craig Futterman, a civil rights attorney and professor of law at the University of Chicago specializing in police accountability.
Police Union Wants All Officer Misconduct Records Destroyed After 5 Years; Some Are Furious About IdeaIf the union representing Chicago Police officers gets its way, the Illinois Supreme Court will allow for the destruction of all officer misconduct records older than five years.
IPRA Critic Praises Agency's Boss, But Says It Must GoA prominent Chicago law professor on Wednesday urged aldermen to get it right this time when they replace the agency that investigates police conduct, and make sure it can truly do its job.
Alderman Seeks To Create New Police Watchdog AgencyA South Side alderman and others said overhauling the city’s existing police oversight agency won’t work, so they want to replace the Independent Police Review Authority with a completely different panel to investigate alleged police misconduct.
Opinion: Decades Of Complaints Against Chicago Cops Are On The Verge Of Being DestroyedThe city and the police union are duking it out in court over decades of police complaint data...
Law Professors Ask Judge Not To Toss Jury's 'Code Of Silence' VerdictTwo law professors who have brought police misconduct cases against the city have asked a federal judge to reject Mayor Rahm Emanuel's effort to set aside a jury's judgment that a "code of silence" exists in the Chicago Police Department.