Tag Archives: Chicago politics

The Effect of Progressive Prosecution on Illinois Criminal Law

The movement toward progressive prosecution is growing in the Chicagoland area. Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is one of a growing number of prosecutors who embrace a progressive approach. Foxx’s 2016 campaign centered around the issue of... Continue reading →

Mayor’s Negative Comments Further Strain Her Relationship with Chicago Police Officers

The relationship between Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Police Department is in the spotlight this week. Lightfoot made derogatory comments about the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Vice President Patrick Murray during a City Council... Continue reading →