Bills Strengthening Privacy For Sexual Assault Victims Signed Into Law After CBS 2 InvestigationTwo bills that strengthen privacy protections for sexual assault victims in Illinois were signed into law today.
Bills Strengthening Privacy Protections For Sexual Assault Survivors Pass Senate
Proposed Laws Would Improve Privacy Protections For Sex Crime Victims In Illinois
Private Information Of Child Sex Crime Victims Was Still Visible To Public In Court Records Months After CBS 2 First Reported ItThe names and other personal information of child sex crime victims remained visible to the public nearly three months after CBS 2 first reported Cook County court officials violated state law by failing to conceal them from public view. Now, officials say more than 10,000 cases of child sexual abuse and assault have finally been protected.
Names, Private Information Of Child Sex Crime Victims Were Illegally Made Public In Cook County Court RecordsThis exposure of child victims’ information could have a chilling effect on victims who might report similar cases in the future.
Former Dorothy Brown Employee Beena Patel Gets 2 Years For Lies That 'Threw A Wrench In The Wheels' Of Corruption ProbeIn April, a jury convicted Patel of three counts of perjury. Federal prosecutors had accused her of lying to a grand jury about a pay-to-play scheme in Brown’s office.
Court Documents: Associate Clerk's Perjury Affected Prosecutors' 'Ability To File Charges Against Dorothy Brown'Lies to a grand jury by a former associate clerk affected prosecutors' "ability to file charges" against Cook County Circuit Clerk Dorothy Brown, according to court filings released Wednesday.
Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Announces She Will Not Seek Re-ElectionDorothy Brown will not be running a re-election campaign. She told CBS 2 she is ready to move on after serving as Cook County Circuit Court Clerk for nearly 20 years.
How Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Describes A Few Notable Political FiguresIn his one-one-one interview with Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown on Wednesday, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards asked Brown to offer a word or short phrase she would use to describe 11 major political figures – most, but not all of them local.
Donald Donagher Charged With Paying Bribes To Dorothy Brown's CampaignA bribery scandal has landed at the doorstep of Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown.
Dorothy Brown Removed From Ballot In Race For MayorCook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown has been booted from the ballot for mayor of Chicago, four days after a hearing officer at the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners determined she didn’t have enough valid signatures on her nominating petitions.
Ja'Mal Green Blames Funding, Ballot Access Requirements For Dropping Out Of Race For Chicago Mayor"Any state in this country, you don't need this amount of signatures and this process isn't so gruesome," Green said.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Launches Bid For Chicago MayorCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Thursday her decision to enter the already-crowded race for Chicago mayor, but her announcement was clouded by the controversial firing of one of her top aides this week.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle To Join Race For MayorAn already crowded field in the race to become Chicago’s next mayor is about to get even larger.
Cook Co. Clerk Dorothy Brown Facing Questions About KickbacksFor five years, the feds have been investigating allegations that Cook County Court Clerk Dorothy Brown sold jobs in exchange for donations.