The Black legislators representing predominantly Black communities that have been over-policed for decades and have suffered the greatest as a consequence of systemic racism, coupled with community organizers and attorneys who have been on the frontlines of criminal justice reform for upwards of 5 decades, were involved in this debate. This debate did not start last month or even last year. It’s been raging for centuries.
The Honorable Judge Kevin T. Busch granted a local restaurant a temporary restraining order preventing the enforcement of pandemic mitigation measures implemented by Gov. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health in October 2020. The appellate court overturned that… Read More ›