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The Chicago Police Department -- "DOJ report" confirms police corruption

Chicago is known for its organized crime and politics and now the Department of Justice DOJ) has confirmed that the Chicago Police Department (CPD) has findings of corruption, excessive force, and racial basis in its police tactics. 132 more words

Gibson Dunn Offers Update on Non-Prosecution and Deferred Prosecution Agreements

The pendulum swung sharply back last year from 2015’s record volume of corporate non-prosecution agreements (“NPAs”) and deferred prosecution agreements (“DPAs”), but the overall yield remained generally consistent with the prosecutions we have seen since the 2008–2009 economic recession. 9,681 more words


CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson Reacts To DOJ Report Findings

CHICAGO (CBS) – The Department of Justice released a report on the Chicago Police Department outlining decades of racism and use of excessive force.

CBS 2 speaks with Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson with reaction to the findings.


Federal Report: Chicago Cops Use Excessive Force On Juveniles

(CBS) — Several pages of the report focus on excessive force against children and teens, and even dogs.

CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.

Friday night hoops at Hubbard High School. 218 more words


Laquan McDonald Family's Attorneys React To DOJ Report

CHICAGO (CBS) – It was the release of the graphic Laquan McDonald shooting video that sparked the Justice Department investigation.

CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar spoke with McDonald’s attorneys and the man who pushed to get that video released. 282 more words


Washington Watch: 5 Legal Developments to Watch in the New Administration

Robert Delahunty and John Yoo suggested in a recent National Review essay that the 2016 election largely reflected the American public’s attitudes about the place of law in public life. 716 more words

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Protestors Call For Futher Investigation Into CPD Torture

CHICAGO (CBS) — About a dozen people braved the cold Friday to bring attention to what they call police brutality of the past.

“How can a DOJ report be issued and no mention of Chicago Police torture which has cost the city taxpayers over 100 million dollars ? 309 more words