Posts tagged "Anita Alvarez"

Does the danger on the south and west sides of Chicago come from criminals or cops? Berkowitz w/Mac Donald, Cable & Web

Jeff Berkowitz, December 27, 2017: Has Mayor Emanuel done anything since Laquan McDonald’s shooting three years ago to make police misconduct or violent crime less likely on the south or west sides of Chicago? ******  Heather Mac Donald: Chicago cops have shot 18 people, six of them lethally, virtually all armed and dangerous, that’s 0.6... Read more »

State's Attorney candidate Kim Foxx commits to taking less than 400 days to indict in a McDonald type case, but won't say how much less

Jeff Berkowitz: Would you have indicted Officer Van Dyke within weeks of having seen the video of that shooting of Laquan McDonald? That is, if you had no other evidence but the video of that shooting, would you have indicted Chicago police officer Van Dyke within a few weeks of having seen that video– based... Read more »

The Laquan McDonald case: What did State's Attorney Alvarez learn on Day 400 that she did not know on day 40

—Alvarez’s prep for the State’s Attorney job The State’s Attorney office is similar to a nine hundred attorney law firm, handling a myriad of civil and criminal matters. But the glory and guts of the Cook County State’s Attorney office is in prosecuting hard core rapists, gangbangers, murderers and worse.  State’s attorney Alvarez mastered the... Read more »

Why didn’t State’s Attorney Alvarez handle the shooting of Laquan McDonald by indicting officer Van Dyke in 60 days?

On December 21, 2014, if then six year incumbent Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez had played it smartly, the local Chicago papers would have reported the following: —The easy to make case against Officer Jason Van Dyke: The office of Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez yesterday charged Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke... Read more »

Better than AG Madigan crossing Blagojevich: Berkowitz w/Blago trial counsel Goldstein on Blago, Daley and Alvarez, Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: I’m not saying Mayor Daley did anything wrong. I’m not saying [Cook County State’s Attorney Anita] Alvarez—but if  [they did something illegal], I’d be shaking in my boots, wouldn’t I, with [Special prosecutor Webb possibly] coming after them. Blagojevich lead trial counsel Aaron Goldstein:  If he can get the witnesses to corroborate— Berkowitz:... Read more »

Better than Law and Order: Watch Berkowitz w/Locke Bowman on Cable/Web discuss possible Obstruction of Justice by State's Attorney Alvarez and the Chicago Cops

WATCH   MacArthur Justice Center Locke Bowman interviewed by show host Jeff Berkowitz   24/7   There was a homicide in the early hours of the morning on April 25, 2004. No doubt about that. It appears that R.J. Venecko, nephew of  Mayor Daley, was involved in some kind of a shove/punch fracas with the... Read more »

Better than watching Kentucky beat Kansas-- NOW Watch Berkowitz with Locke Bowman on Web discuss: Is Mayor Daley’s nephew getting away with murder?

  REVISED AT 2:25 AM ON Tuesday morning: You can NOW WATCH THE SHOW with  MacArthur Justice Center Locke Bowman interviewed by show host Jeff Berkowitz   24/7  POSTED HERE.  Inquiring minds want to know:  What really happened in the early hours of the morning on April 25, 2004 and in the ensuring investigations by... Read more »