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Jon Burge Trial Preview

Jury selection resumes today in the trial of former Chicago Police commander Jon Burge. It's a case that stretches back nearly 40 years. It was almost two decades ago that Burge was fired from the force for allegedly torturing suspects. Writer John Conroy has been tracking the case in meticulous detail for just as long. And he's covering the trial exclusively for our blog. He gives us some background on the case.

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