Illinois Municipal League

The Illinois Municipal League and Their Bad Argument Against a Weak FOIA Law

This week both the Tribune and Sun Times ran editorials urging Governor Quinn to sign Illinois Senate Bill 189.  This bill is the new version of the Freedom of Information Act that was authored primarily by Attorney General Lisa Madigan.  This bill is far from one that could be considered representative of the best practices[…]

Audit

The Audit of Ceasefire….. (Part I in a Series)

One of the goals of the Chicago Justice Project is to enhance public discourse on issues where an open public discussion has been lacking or on issues where the discussion requires a greater degree of factual evidence. Nowhere is this more needed than in the discussion to re-fund the antiviolence program Ceasefire. Gary Slutkin, the[…]