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On Facebook, Illinois prison guards, accused of abuses by transgender inmates, mocked LGBTQ community

The officers who posted the offensive and explicit memes and other posts all identified themselves as Department of Corrections employees.

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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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Lawyers group blasts appointment of retired Cook County judge to immigration court

The group says Nicholas Ford has no business serving in that court based on his judicial record.

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Judge gave teen 76 years based on eyewitness he didn’t know was legally blind

A Cook County judge found an eyewitness persuasive in a Chicago murder case. What he — and the accused — didn’t know: The witness was legally blind.