Publication Library

 

Administration of Justice

Electing Judges in Cook County: The Role of Money, Political Party, and the Voters

Electing Judges in Cook County – Executive Summary

 

Family Law & Courts

A Constitutionality Analysis of the Cook County Parentage Court (2013)

Improving Parental Involvement in Illinois Under the No Child Left Behind Act
An Illinois Action Plan, Chicago Appleseed January 2007

Child Support in Cook County: A Call for Reform (2002)

Op-Ed: Enough is Enough: Reform the Child Support System Now (2002)

 

 

Immigration Court Reform

Reimagining the Immigration Court Assembly Line (2012)

 

Public Education Materials
Know Your College Options! DREAM Your Future in Illinois ( English | Spanish )

 

Criminal Justice

Ensuring the Public Defense of Indigent Criminal Defendants in Cook County (August 2015)

Executive Summary: Ensuring the Public Defense of Indigent Criminal Defendants in Cook County (August 2015)

CAFFJ Legislation Proposal Reduce Time to Preliminary Hearings

Pre-Trial Delay and Length of Stay in Cook County Jail  &  Executive Summary (2013)

Illinois Supreme Court Proposal:  Going to Scale: Coordinating Criminal Justice Reform in Cook County (2013)

Bailing Out of A Medieval System (2005 White Paper by Tom Warkowski, former prosecutor and Jail Population Analyst for Winnebago County, IL)

Policy Brief: Community Courts in Cook County, Part I (2013)

Policy Brief: Community Courts in Cook County, Part II  (2013)

Public Testimony on Illinois Supreme Court Proposal 12-01 (P.R. 0196) — Defendant’s Appearance by Videoconference (2012)

Policy Brief: Use of Data in Criminal Court Performance Measurement (2012)

Policy Brief: Early Criminal Case Assessment in Urban Jurisdictions (2012)

Report: Strategies to Enhance and Coordinate Cook County Diversion Programs (2012)

Executive Summary: Strategies to Enhance and Coordinate Cook County Diversion Programs (2012)

Court Watching Report: Cook County Central Bond Court (2011)

Report: Cook County Diversion Court: Proposal and Implementation Plan (2010)

A Report on Chicago’s Felony Courts (2007)

A Report on Chicago’s Felony Courts – Executive Summary (2007)