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Chicago Tribune
Anger follows acquittal in rare trial of Chicago copare going to be at odds completely with each other. And there's no reason for t
Anger follows acquittal in rare trial of Chicago cop
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
are going to be at odds completely with each other. And there's no reason for that." Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez issued a statement defending her decision to charge Servin with involuntary manslaughter, saying she was... Read more
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Mashable
Chicago officer indicted three years after firing on group of black teenschange within the department. Garry McCarthy lost his job as Chicago Police Su
Chicago officer indicted three years after firing on group of black teens
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
change within the department. Garry McCarthy lost his job as Chicago Police Superintendent and then-State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, who often oversaw civil rights cases and allegations against Chicago police officers, lost her reelection... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Electing Cook County's top prosecutor: It's rare to have this good a choicehad reacted to the McDonald shooting based on what might help their political c
Electing Cook County's top prosecutor: It's rare to have this good a choice
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
had reacted to the McDonald shooting based on what might help their political careers. Fairly or not, State's Attorney Anita Alvarez lost her re-election primary race over her office's delay in reaching prosecutorial decisions in the McDonald... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Republican foe says Kim Foxx conflict has 'appearance of impropriety'personal story and her campaign pledge to reform the office following the wides
Republican foe says Kim Foxx conflict has 'appearance of impropriety'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
personal story and her campaign pledge to reform the office following the widespread criticism State's Attorney Anita Alvarez has received for her handling of the Laquan McDonald police shooting case and its aftermath. On Tuesday,... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Campaign Round-Up: Kirk Hits Duckworth on Missed Votesverdict in a medical negligence case the same year against the county. Foxx be
Campaign Round-Up: Kirk Hits Duckworth on Missed Votes
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
verdict in a medical negligence case the same year against the county. Foxx beat out current Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez in the March Democratic primary after Alvarez was widely criticized for her handling of the Laquan McDonald... Read more
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Officer.com
Grand Jury to Look Into Possible Cover-Up by Chicago Policeprosecutor be appointed to investigate not only McDonald's shooting but also th
Grand Jury to Look Into Possible Cover-Up by Chicago Police
Officer.com / Posted 12 days ago
prosecutor be appointed to investigate not only McDonald's shooting but also the officers at the scene. State's Attorney Anita Alvarez opposed a special prosecutor during her hard-fought re-election effort earlier this year, but after her primary... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What's the root cause of Chicago's gun violence crisis? Guns.repeat gun offenders — is the right strategy for combating Chicago’s gun violen
What's the root cause of Chicago's gun violence crisis? Guns.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
repeat gun offenders — is the right strategy for combating Chicago’s gun violence epidemic. Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez argues that the “revolving [prison] door” for gun offenders is to blame for Chicago’s gun violence. Public... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Democratic state's attorney candidate Foxx defends legal work for firm that sues Cook Countymuch of the firm's money during the heat of the Democratic state's attorney pri
Democratic state's attorney candidate Foxx defends legal work for firm that sues Cook County
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
much of the firm's money during the heat of the Democratic state's attorney primary. She defeated incumbent Democrat Anita Alvarez, who has been under fire for her handling of the Laquan McDonald police shooting. Foxx faces Republican... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Grand jury to look into possible cover-up by Chicago police in Laquan McDonald shootingprosecutor be appointed to investigate not only McDonald's shooting but also th
Grand jury to look into possible cover-up by Chicago police in Laquan McDonald shooting
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
prosecutor be appointed to investigate not only McDonald's shooting but also the officers at the scene. State's Attorney Anita Alvarez opposed a special prosecutor during her hard-fought re-election effort earlier this year, but after her primary... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Foxx creates potential conflict by taking job at law firm that sues Cook Countyfrom a $181,867-per-year job as chief of staff to County Board President Toni P
Foxx creates potential conflict by taking job at law firm that sues Cook County
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
from a $181,867-per-year job as chief of staff to County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to run against State's Attorney Anita Alvarez in the March Democratic primary. Foxx easily won and now faces Republican Christopher Pfannkuche in the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
No charges against Chicago police in man's deathwith the in-custody death of a 24-year-old burglary suspect whose arrest was ca
No charges against Chicago police in man's death
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
with the in-custody death of a 24-year-old burglary suspect whose arrest was captured by dashcam video. State's Attorney Anita Alvarez says prosecutors can't "prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the officers used excessive force" in arresting... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
One Chicago cop charged, another cleared in alleged brutality cases caught on videobe proved beyond a reasonable doubt that excessive force was used because Godin
One Chicago cop charged, another cleared in alleged brutality cases caught on video
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
be proved beyond a reasonable doubt that excessive force was used because Godinez was resisting arrest. State's Attorney Anita Alvarez also said autopsy results indicated Godinez had only "superficial" injuries from the struggle with police and... Read more
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FOX News
No charges against Chicago police in man's deathwith the in-custody death of a 24-year-old burglary suspect whose arrest was ca
No charges against Chicago police in man's death
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
with the in-custody death of a 24-year-old burglary suspect whose arrest was captured by dashcam video. State's Attorney Anita Alvarez says prosecutors can't "prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the officers used excessive force" in arresting... Read more
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Daily Herald
Prosecutor: No charges against Chicago police in man's deathwith the death in custody of a 24-year-old burglary suspect whose arrest was ca
Prosecutor: No charges against Chicago police in man's death
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
with the death in custody of a 24-year-old burglary suspect whose arrest was captured by dash-cam video. State's Attorney Anita Alvarez says prosecutors can't "prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the officers used excessive force" in arresting... Read more
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ABC News
Prosecutor: No Charges Against Chicago Police in Man's Deathwith the in-custody death of a 24-year-old burglary suspect whose arrest was ca
Prosecutor: No Charges Against Chicago Police in Man's Death
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
with the in-custody death of a 24-year-old burglary suspect whose arrest was captured by dashcam video. State's Attorney Anita Alvarez says prosecutors can't "prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the officers used excessive force" in arresting... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
No charges against Chicago police in death of handcuffed suspectman during an arrest that was caught on police dashboard camera video. In maki
No charges against Chicago police in death of handcuffed suspect
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
man during an arrest that was caught on police dashboard camera video. In making the announcement, State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said prosecutors would not be able "to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the officers used excessive force"... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
With 500 homicides, it's time for African-Americans to get tough on crimeare we willing to take to keep our children out of their grasp? Mayor Rahm Ema
With 500 homicides, it's time for African-Americans to get tough on crime
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
are we willing to take to keep our children out of their grasp? Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Johnson and outgoing State's Attorney Anita Alvarez have talked about the revolving door of criminals who commit gun crimes, go to prison for a short period and... Read more
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Business Insider
This is what it will take to end mass incarceration“tough on crime” incumbents defeated by more moderate, or even downright progre
This is what it will take to end mass incarceration
Business Insider / Posted 21 days ago
“tough on crime” incumbents defeated by more moderate, or even downright progressive, challengers. Two recent examples are Anita Alvarez in Chicago, who was defeated by Kim Foxx in March, and Angela Corey in Jacksonville, who was trounced by an... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Anita Alvarez op-ed: Stop the revolving prison door for gun offendersstreet gang member is arrested on the streets of Chicago with a loaded gun, he
Anita Alvarez op-ed: Stop the revolving prison door for gun offenders
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
street gang member is arrested on the streets of Chicago with a loaded gun, he or she typically serves just 12 months ...— Anita Alvarez Take the tragic, senseless, and likely preventable murder of Nykea Aldridge last month. This 32-year-old... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
What does Angela Corey's loss say about the changing politics of prosecution?to ensure she follows through on promises of fairness and transparency. Mariam
What does Angela Corey's loss say about the changing politics of prosecution?
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 days ago
to ensure she follows through on promises of fairness and transparency. Mariame Kaba, who helped lead a campaign to oust Anita Alvarez, Chicago’s state attorney, and who organized campaigns on behalf of Marissa Alexander, said regardless of who... Read more
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Raw Story
University of Chicago weighs free speech vs. crackdown on hecklersauthority figures such as the prosecutor who spoke in February at the Universit
University of Chicago weighs free speech vs. crackdown on hecklers
Raw Story / Posted 23 days ago
authority figures such as the prosecutor who spoke in February at the University of Chicago, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, have many opportunities to speak their minds. Alvarez, who took more than a year to charge a white police... Read more
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Reuters
University of Chicago weighs free speech vs. crackdown on hecklersauthority figures such as the prosecutor who spoke in February at the Universit
University of Chicago weighs free speech vs. crackdown on hecklers
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
authority figures such as the prosecutor who spoke in February at the University of Chicago, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, have many opportunities to speak their minds. Alvarez, who took more than a year to charge a white police... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Man charged in Chicago-area girl’s 1991 death that lead to 'Dixmoor Five' convictionsago, the five reached a $40 million settlement with Illinois State Police and D
Man charged in Chicago-area girl’s 1991 death that lead to 'Dixmoor Five' convictions
Calgary Sun / Posted 23 days ago
ago, the five reached a $40 million settlement with Illinois State Police and Dixmoor police. Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez on Thursday expressed sympathy for Theresa Matthews and apologized to the Dixmoor Five and their... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Prosecutor offers apology to 'Dixmoor Five'and imprisoned in the 1991 rape and fatal shooting of a 14-year-old suburban Ch
Prosecutor offers apology to 'Dixmoor Five'
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 23 days ago
and imprisoned in the 1991 rape and fatal shooting of a 14-year-old suburban Chicago girl. Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez issued a statement Thursday after a judge denied bond to 58-year-old Willie Randolph on a murder charge in the... Read more
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Salon.com
Prosecutor offers apology to ‘Dixmoor Five’and imprisoned in the 1991 rape and fatal shooting of a 14-year-old suburban Ch
Prosecutor offers apology to ‘Dixmoor Five’
Salon.com / Posted 23 days ago
and imprisoned in the 1991 rape and fatal shooting of a 14-year-old suburban Chicago girl. Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez issued a statement Thursday after a judge denied bond to 58-year-old Willie Randolph on a murder charge in the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
No bail for man charged in '91 slaying of 14-old girlFive, was exonerated after DNA testing pointed to Randolph five years ago. At t
No bail for man charged in '91 slaying of 14-old girl
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Five, was exonerated after DNA testing pointed to Randolph five years ago. At that time, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said DNA evidence alone wasn't enough to bring charges. But the case was revived after former Dixmoor police... Read more
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The Chronicle
Exploring safe spaces and freedomwith a background story concerning recent events at the University of Chicago.
Exploring safe spaces and freedom
The Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
with a background story concerning recent events at the University of Chicago. Last February, Cook County State’s Attorney, Anita Alvarez, was invited to speak at the university’s Institute of Politics about her strategies for combating gang... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Officials re-opening botched 'Dixmoor 5' case— a convicted rapist who has also spent time in prison for armed robbery, gun a
Officials re-opening botched 'Dixmoor 5' case
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
— a convicted rapist who has also spent time in prison for armed robbery, gun and drug charges. Indeed, State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has cast doubt on the innocence of the five men, describing the case as “convoluted and confusing.” With all... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sex offender charged in 1991 rape, murder that led to Dixmoor 5 caseas the Dixmoor Five — and pointed instead to a convicted sex offender as the ki
Sex offender charged in 1991 rape, murder that led to Dixmoor 5 case
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
as the Dixmoor Five — and pointed instead to a convicted sex offender as the killer. Still, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez would not bring charges, saying the DNA evidence was not enough. Matthews, who only wanted justice for her... Read more
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Raw Story
Say goodbye to Angela Corey: ‘Cruelest prosecutor in America’ gets defeated by primary challengermore accountable to the public.” In recent years, other overly zealous prosecu
Say goodbye to Angela Corey: ‘Cruelest prosecutor in America’ gets defeated by primary challenger
Raw Story / Posted 24 days ago
more accountable to the public.” In recent years, other overly zealous prosecutors have been rejected by voters, including Anita Alvarez, the Cook County, Illinois state’s attorney who regularly pursued life without parole sentences for kids. Dale... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Man Gets 90 Years for Killing Ex-Wife at UIC Hospitalsentenced to 90 years in prison for brutally killing his ex-wife on Thanksgivin
Man Gets 90 Years for Killing Ex-Wife at UIC Hospital
NBC Chicago / Posted 25 days ago
sentenced to 90 years in prison for brutally killing his ex-wife on Thanksgiving Day 2011. Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said Tuesday that 52-year-old Earl Roberts was convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Soros Seeks To "Reshape American Justice System" By Pouring Funds Into "Powerful" District Attorney Racesand Chicago’s Cook County, where he funded one of several groups that helped Ki
Soros Seeks To "Reshape American Justice System" By Pouring Funds Into "Powerful" District Attorney Races
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
and Chicago’s Cook County, where he funded one of several groups that helped Kim Foxx defeat incumbent state’s attorney Anita Alvarez in a high-profile primary campaign dominated by the 13-month delay between the police shooting of Laquan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Criminal probe launched in case of lawyer who allegedly posed as judgerobe and hear traffic cases. When news broke that a nonjudge had reportedly ha
Criminal probe launched in case of lawyer who allegedly posed as judge
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
robe and hear traffic cases. When news broke that a nonjudge had reportedly handled cases, the office of State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said that it would "review" the matter. "It has moved from a review — which was based upon our office... Read more
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NBC Chicago
University of Chicago: We Do Not Support 'Trigger Warnings'by protesters between February and April of this year, according to The Chicago
University of Chicago: We Do Not Support 'Trigger Warnings'
NBC Chicago / Posted 30 days ago
by protesters between February and April of this year, according to The Chicago Maroon: Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez; Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Eid; and University of Louisville professor Justin McCarthy, who... Read more
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NBC News
No safe spaces or trigger warnings here, UChicago saysby protesters between February and April of this year, according to The Chicago
No safe spaces or trigger warnings here, UChicago says
NBC News / Posted 30 days ago
by protesters between February and April of this year, according to The Chicago Maroon: Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez; Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Eid; and University of Louisville professor Justin McCarthy, who... Read more
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Daily Mail
Uni of Chicago warns students of no trigger warnings or safe spacesincluding the Halloween costumes issue The earlier three incidents at the univ
Uni of Chicago warns students of no trigger warnings or safe spaces
Daily Mail / Posted a month ago
including the Halloween costumes issue The earlier three incidents at the university included Cook County State Attorney Anita Alvarez being forced to leave in February after being confronted by Black Lives Matter protesters in the audience. The... Read more

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