Teen Spends 67 Days Longer Than Necessary In Psychiatric Ward, And Now DCFS Is Fighting His Request To Tell His StoryA teenager spent months longer than necessary locked in a psychiatric hospital, and now out and in the custody of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, he wanted to share his story.
Illinois Inmates Sue Over Suspension Of Prison Debate ClassSeveral inmates have sued the Illinois Department of Corrections over the suspension of a Stateville Correctional Center debate class.
U. of Chicago to Students: We Will Not Support Trigger Warnings, Safe SpacesThe national debate about creating safe spaces and providing trigger warnings for university students landed directly in Chicago this week after the University of Chicago Dean of Students sent a letter to freshman.
University Of Illinois OKs Settlement With Professor Over Job OfferThe University of Illinois will pay a professor who lost his job offer over a series of anti-Israel tweets $600,000 plus legal costs under an agreement trustees approved Thursday.
Baffoe: Let's Mock Donald Sterling ApologistsAfter insensitive racially-charged remarks, Donald Sterling is in danger of losing his Clippers.
Federal Court Rejects Illinois Eavesdropping Law A federal court in Chicago has granted a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of Illinois' controversial eavesdropping law.
Occupy Chicago Protesters Arrested Last Fall Want Charges TossedWhich carries more weight, First Amendment rights or closing time at Chicago’s parks? Attorneys for dozens of Occupy Chicago protestors arrested in Grant Park last fall want a judge to answer that question.
UPDATED: Daley Defends City's Camera NetworkAre Chicago’s blue-light police cameras crime fighters, or invasions of privacy? The American Civil Liberties Union says the answer is the latter.