The Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender has received a $159,000 grant from the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority to hire experienced mitigators and create a mitigator internship program, in partnership with graduate program
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Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans and Juvenile Justice Division Presiding Judge Michael P.
Originally appeared in the November 13, 2012 edition of CookCountyCourt.org
Today’s City Council vote in favor of marijuana ticketing is a promising step in the right direction.
Elected officials, judges, and the public joined the Honorable George N. Leighton and his family on Friday, June 29th for the renaming and dedication ceremony at the Cook County Criminal Court Building.
Heterosexual couples who have obtained civil unions in Cook County cite fairness or solidarity with the gay community as the number one reason to choose a civil union over marriage, according to a new survey conducted by Clerk David Orr's off
As part of her administration’s continued effort to promote effective government and enhance public safety, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is announcing an in-depth review of how bonds are set, in order to provide equitable access to
In a broad show of support heading into the vote on the 2012 budget today Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Public Defender A.C.
When Diana Basner first set eyes on Jeremy Nichols, his chivalry seemed to good to be true. Nichols intervened when a rude bus driver was berating a female passenger.
In an effort to stop the unlawful practices of two neighboring towns, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez in announcing that the County has filed a twelve count complaint against th