Saturday, July 4, 2020
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The Legal Challenges to Reforming Illinois’ Pensions

From Springfield:  We hear a presentation by Attorney Eric Madiar, who previously served as Counsel to Senate President John Cullerton.  Mr Madiar's presentation to...
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Author Heather MacDonald, “The War on Cops”

From Chicago: Illinois Channel contributing correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz, interviews author Heather MacDonald about the increasing tensions, politics and dangers, facing law enforcement officers across...
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Regulating Fantasy Sports Games

With the popularity of fantasy sports teams, leading to greater participation of fans, looking to win money along with bragging rights, we talk with...
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Attorney-General Raoul Files Challenge to Van Dyke Sentence

Chicago, February 11, 2019 -- Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Kane County State's Attorney hold a press conference to lay out...
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How Usable is Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act FOIA

From Springfield and home of the SJ-R, we hear a panel comprised of a journalist, lawyer and city official discuss the benefits and problems...
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Bill Clutter: Working to Free the Wrongfully Convicted, and Problems with...

We talk to Bill Clutter, private investigator, who was instrumental in establishing the Downstate Illinois Innocence Project at the University of Illinois at Springfield...
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Effort to Amend the Constitution to Allow for Higher Taxes on...

Rep Christian Mitchell (D) testifies in favor of a proposed Constitutional Amendment, that could appear on the November ballot. If approved by the voters,...
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The U.S. Constitution, Freedom, and the American Form of Government

As we approach "Constitution Day" on September 17th, we speak with Author and constitutional scholar, David Shestokas, on the unique form...
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President of the Chicago Police Board, Lori Lightfoot, on Police Accountability

From the City Club of Chicago: Lori Lightfoot delivers an address called "The Path Forward" In her address, she discusses some of the major...

Cook County Hit with Sexual Harassment Class-Action Lawsuit by Female Public...

CHICAGO – The Associated Press reports Female public defenders filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in Chicago, which alleges Cook County officials failed to properly...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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