Posts tagged "Anita Alvarez"

The other side of '60 Minutes' canonization of NU's Innocence Project

CBS News’ 60 Minutes, despite a history of serious investigative reporting (including its participation years ago with the Chicago Sun-Times in the splendid Mirage investigation), also has been known to get things wrong or to show a bias. (See Briebart, Washington Examiner, The Blaze for some recent accusations.) And so it went last Sunday, in its segment that called... Read more »

Has Cook County State's Atty. Anita Alvarez violated her sworn duty?

“The Civil Actions Bureau defends the county and its officeholders and employees in civil suits….” This is how Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez describes one of the duties of her office on her website. A Cook County officeholder– Clerk David Orr is a defendant in a civil lawsuit filed by same sex couples for refusing to grant... Read more »
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