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Cook County’s secret election: Balloting is under way for judges, and you can’t vote

Whether associate judges get to keep their seats is solely up to a secret vote of circuit judges

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Despite reversals, controversies, associate judges try to keep their seats

Injustice Watch examination highlights problem jurists on Cook County bench

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Judge who now faces state inquiry after gun acquittal got a break most don’t

Other defendants have been convicted of gun charges based on less evidence than there was against Cook County Judge Joseph Claps. Injustice Watch found 14 cases in Cook County since 2015 in which there was a conviction though no gun was found.