Tag Archives: Chicago Police Department

Chalking a felony?

[Update: If in Chicago, please support Marissa Brown at her court date, Monday, Dec. 17, at 2:30 PM, at 2452 W. Belmont, Chicago.  Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/206707866130402/%5D From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Chalking a felony? Chicago—On Nov. … Continue reading

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Reverse convictions by tortured confessions

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Reverse convictions by tortured confessions Chicago—Twenty-four Black men are still in jail almost 40 years after the first allegations of torture were brought against the Chicago Police Department. In every case, … Continue reading

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Torturer Jon Burge’s reign of terror

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Torturer Jon Burge’s reign of terror Editor’s note: Mark Clements spent 28 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He was one of many tortured under former Chicago … Continue reading

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