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Lavette’s Choice

Thirty seconds. That’s how long it took for a Cook County judge to eyeball the silenced woman standing before him and set the price of her freedom.

February 8, 2018 Criminal Justice

A Longer Than Life Sentence

At sentencing, they kind of saved me for last. I had just turned 21. It was 1998. I remember the judge saying, “Jason, I’ve thought about this all week.

February 7, 2018 Criminal Justice

The People V. Donald Trump

One year later, judges have repeatedly ruled against the Trump administration's attempts to circumvent the Constitution.

January 30, 2018

Mobilize at the Constitution Revision Commission Hearings

Beginning February 6, the Constitution Revision Commission will hold a public hearing tour on proposals they plan to adopt that could potentially affect critical civil liberties in Florida. You can work to protect and preserve our constitutional rights by showing up at the Commission hearings!

January 16, 2018

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