Media Advisory: Historic Lawsuit Challenges Practice of Jailing People Too Poor to Pay Bond

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2016 Press Conference: Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 9:00AM Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law 375 E. Chicago Ave., 8th floor, Chicago, IL 60611 Contacts: Alexa Van Brunt, MacArthur Justice Center: 312-503-1336, a-vanbrunt [at] law [dot] northwestern [dot] edu Max Suchan, Chicago Community Bond Fund: 773-551-2353, max [at] chicagobond [dot] org Historic Lawsuit Challenges Practice of… Read more →

ACS Panel on Judicial Diversity

Staff attorney Elizabeth Monkus participated in a panel discussion with Justice Mary Jane Theis and Circuit Court judges Patrice Ball-Reed and Rossana Fernandez at the American Constitution Society’s first Midwest Convening on Saturday, October 15. The panel discussed diversity on the bench and The Gavel Gap report, released by ACS in July of this year. The conversation was lively and engaging.… Read more →

Annual Luncheon Raffle Prize Winners

  2016 Annual Luncheon Raffle Prize Winners   Grand Prize: Natalie Spears One week’s stay in Wren Cottage on the Hampshire/Dorset border in England,  in the small village of Alderholt about 80 miles SW of London.   First Prize: H. Karis A pair of tickets to Hamilton: An American Musical in Chicago at the PrivateBank Theatre   Additional Prize Packages:… Read more →