COLLABORATION FOR JUSTICE
Chicago Council of Lawyers and the Chicago Appleseed Fund for JusticeA member of the Chicago Council of Lawyers (Council) is part of the Collaboration for Justice – the joint effort of the Council and the Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice to bring about systemic reform of the justice system. The Council is the lawyer organization which focuses on advocating for a fair and efficient administration of justice. Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice is a nonpartisan and independent research and advocacy organization which focuses on remedying systemic injustice affecting vulnerable populations within our courts. Together, the two organizations comprise the Collaboration for Justice – working to investigate the causes of systemic injustice in our courts, proposing effective solutions, and working for their implementation. Read More...
July 31, 2015 Follow Up to Police Accountability Forum, Part 2
By Gordon Waldron. Chicago Needs to Report More Comprehensive Data About How It Processess Complaints About Police Officers.
July 2, 2015 Follow Up to Police Accountability Forum
The Chicago Police Department’s Bureau of Internal Affairs Does Not Report Data That Would Allow The Public To Evaluate Whether It Is Processing Complaints of Police Misconduct Fairly. –Gordon Waldron Processing of complaints against police in Chicago is a Tale of Two Cities. The two cities are the Chicago Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA), and… Continue Reading
March 20, 2015 Annual Report for 2014 Now Available
The Chicago Council of Lawyers works cooperatively with Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice on social justice issues through the Collaboration for Justice. For a report on how this Collaboration works, how you can get involved, and a description of some of the 2014 accomplishments, please see our Annual Report for 2014. For more information, please… Continue Reading
February 8, 2015 Upcoming Events
MCLE on the Administrative Process for Child Support Enforcement Chicago Council of Lawyers and Chicago Appleseed will be putting on a free CLE panel discussion about the administrative process for child support enforcement. Latham & Watkins have generously offered to host the event, February 27th from 2:30 to 5:30, while Badesch Abramovitch are generously sponsoring the… Continue Reading