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CPD’s Impending Consent Decree Holds Promise to Improve Safety for Over-Policed Disabled Population

According to a new article from the Chicago Reporter, the current draft of the consent decree imposed by federal court on the Chicago Police Department will include provisions intended to specifically address the safety of individuals with disabilities. The … Read more »

Judge Affirms Validity of Free Speech Case Against UIUC

Steven Salaita—who gave up a tenured position to accept an offer from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)—will get his day in court.

The scholar was dismissed by the University last year for publishing a series of “uncivil” tweets … Read more »