The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is suing the City of Chicago, alleging unequal police deployment to minority neighborhoods.The lawsuit filed Thursday claims the number of police in predominantly African American and Hispanic communities is disproportionately low as measured by the num
The Illinois Appellate Court has sent a never-enforced law requiring a girl's guardians to be notified before she has an abortion back to the circuit court for trial.The ruling Friday reverses a decision by the Cook County Circuit Court, which had lifted a restraining order on the law but allowed ti
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants more security cameras downtown. At a meeting of the Public Building Commission, members approved a measure adding cameras.The American Civil Liberties Union has long said Chicagoans are some of the most video-taped people in the country.
A leading civil rights group wants Chicago to stop expanding its network of thousands of cameras covering the city due to privacy issues, First Amendment concerns and a lack of regulation, according to a report released Tuesday.The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois called for a full review