Eight Forty-Eight 11.18.11
The City of Chicago’s law department expressed disappointment in the Illinois appellate court’s recent decision to reverse the criminal convictions of the co-owners of the E2 nightclub, where 21 people were fatally trampled in 2003. Eight Forty-Eight examined the city’s past and present legal efforts to improve compliance, accountability and public safety. And Jennifer Brandel and Joel Bleifuss report for Front and Center on how the clash between industry and the environment has been playing out over a proposed iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin. Then John Rich from Chicago Writers House shared fun ideas for the weekend in The Weekly Guide. And, vocalist, songwriter and producer Samone Roberts was the Friday DJ.