Posts tagged "Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court"

Will tough primary fight push Clerk Brown to speed up needed court reforms?

Will tough primary fight push Clerk Brown to speed up needed court reforms?
Despite claims that her office is as up-to-date as Rod Blagojevich’s beaver-style hairdo, Dorothy Brown easily won the Democratic nomination for Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court on Tuesday night. She defeated her challenger, 22nd Ward Alderman Ricardo Muñoz, by grabbing nearly 67 percent of the vote. Although Brown won big, the road to... Read more »

Sticker shock on pricey public records leads to waiver, new projects

A couple of weeks ago, we put out the call at Spot.us for help in raising the whooping $7,000 that Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown’s office said it would charge The Chicago Reporter for pulling some criminal court records that we had been trying to track down. It turns out, folks... Read more »