Tags : criminal justice reform

Amid political darkness, a bright spot for criminal justice reform in Illinois
Sep 27, 2016
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Pete Leonard has employed 35 ex-offenders since 2009 at Second Chance Coffee Company in Wheaton. ...

Youth incarceration in Illinois costs 29 times more than alternatives, report finds
Aug 21, 2016
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Investing in community-based alternatives rather than incarcerating juveniles would save the sta...

Southern Illinois Democrat pulls page from Willie Horton playbook
Aug 21, 2016
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https://youtu.be/pu3FVgDVLqc You might think that months of bipartisan cooperation on numerous...

Obama commutes federal prison sentences of 14 Illinoisans
Aug 04, 2016
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Fourteen Illinoisans were among the 214 people who had their federal prison sentences commuted by...

Illinois Bill Allows Courts to Ban Social Media and Demand Access to Accounts for Juveniles Charged with Crimes
Apr 14, 2016
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Illinois state lawmakers are considering a bill that could ban certain juveniles charged with cri...

Rauner, bipartisan group of lawmakers announce Illinois criminal justice reform package
Mar 02, 2016
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Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers from both side of the aisle on Wednesday hailed a criminal...

Durbin to Rauner: "It's time to govern"
Feb 07, 2016
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In a speech at the City Club of Chicago on Friday, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said the b...

Our top 10 big Illinois wins for 2015
Dec 30, 2015
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Illinois has had a tough year-- a budget impasse, a continuing pension funding crisis and several...


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