Justice Brandeis’s mantra that “sunshine is the best disinfectant.”

Posted Sunday June 11, 2017 by admin

We need an oversight committee, Getting quality health care can be hard enough for everyday people. But for the more than 49,000 people in Illinois prisons, that process can be...

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How Many Americans are Unnecessarily Incarcerated

Posted Saturday March 18, 2017 by admin

In a report from the Brennan Center for Justice, December, 2016 “Nearly 40 percent of the U.S. prison population — 576,000 people — are behind bars with no compelling public...

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People with Mental Illnesses in the Criminal Justice System: The Problem, The Causes and the Solutions

Posted Monday July 20, 2015 by admin

The Problem   Our prisons and jails are filled with people with mental illnesses. There are at least 8,000 people with mental illnesses in prisons operated by the Illinois Department...

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