Blagojevich, A Criminal Justice Reformer? Critics Say He Didn't Do Much As Governor"Through all channels, through all connections, that anyone had, we just could not get answers to those petitions."
A Host Of Celebrities Speak Out On Criminal Justice ReformCommon, a Grammy, Oscar and Emmy winner born in Hyde Park, was touched in particular by the cause through his work on the 2014 film "Selma," the story of the 1965 voting rights marches in Alabama. The "Glory" rapper has performed at numerous concerts inside California prisons and is a frequent visitor to the men of one in Los Angeles County where all are serving life sentences.
Gov. Rauner Signs Illinois Criminal Justice Reform BillThe bill should expand access to trauma recovery services for crime victims and help inmates participate in various rehabilitation programs.