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Chicago police to be schooled in free speech rights

A federal judge has approved a legal settlement that requires Chicago police be trained to respect the free speech rights of protestors who said that they were unfairly singled out by police in violation of a Chicago ordinance. With Chicago and other police departments being deluged with criticism, you might think that this action will be hailed... Read more »

THIS is what passes for racial profiling?

Hurray for police body cameras. This one showed that Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) was, shall we say, mistaken when he filed a racial profiling complaint against two Chicago police officers. They had stopped him for legitimate reasons and the video shows that the officers were exceptionally polite and had a good reason to stop him.... Read more »

Cops' lives matter

Where is the outrage? Where is the marching in the streets? Where is the video, played again and again? Where are the riots and the looting? Where are the sanctimonious race baiters? Where are the op-ed columns and the editorials? Why is this story  buried somewhere inside in the Tribune’s print edition? Why did I have to... Read more »
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Northwestern University's 'Innocence Project' railroads an innocent man

At least that’s the conclusion that can be reached after Cook County Presiding Criminal Court Judge Paul Biebel, at the request of State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, ordered Alstory Simon released from prison. It’s a complicated story, but what’s clear is that a huge miscarriage of justice was committed by the Northwestern University’s Innocence Project, journalism... Read more »

Was the 'wrongfully convicted' Anthony Porter rightfully convicted in the first place?

You might remember Anthony Porter, supposedly one of the innocents who had been wrongfully convicted of murder, but then released because he was supposedly framed by the corrupt criminal justice system. Well, it’s high time for another look at the Porter case because the evidence, shows to my way of thinking, that they got the... Read more »
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