Mimesis Law
20 June 2019

illinois

  • Richard Schmack And The High Cost Of Integrity

    by - Feb 7, 2017
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    February 7, 2017 (Fault Lines) – When Maria Ridulph was kidnapped in Sycamore, Illinois in 1957, no one knew the case would grow far beyond an abduction and murder. The nation’s oldest and coldest murder case...
  • Taxes And Regulations Bring Bootlegging Back From The Dead

    by - Jan 24, 2017
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    January 24, 2017 (Fault Lines) – Taxes are the scourge of our existence. They are so hated they are often mentioned in the same breath as death. Most people will do anything to avoid them. But...
  • James Brunson Fought The Law And Won

    by - Dec 22, 2016
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    December 22, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Usually the phrase, “I fought the law and the law won,” is a truism in the justice system. There are, however, rare moments where the little guy fights the law and...
  • Debate: Kim Foxx’s Fidelity To Law

    by - Dec 19, 2016
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    December 19, 2016 (Fault Lines) –  Ed. Note: The question was raised whether Kim Foxx, the new Cook County, Illinois, State’s Attorney, who defeated Anita Alvarez, would do any better. Foxx announced some changes to her office’s...
  • Debate: Kim Foxx, A Good Thing, Even If A Bit Too Much Of It

    by - Dec 19, 2016
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    December 19, 2016 (Fault Lines) –  Ed. Note: The question was raised whether Kim Foxx, the new Cook County, Illinois, State’s Attorney, who defeated Anita Alvarez, would do any better. Foxx announced some changes to her office’s...
  • Free Attorneys for Crime Victims…To Do What?

    by - Nov 21, 2016
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    November 21, 2016 (Fault Lines) — In Illinois, a victims’ rights advocate named Denise Rotheimer is pushing a for a new “right” to be added to the list: crime victims should get lawyers at public expense. Her...
  • The Habits of “Highly Effective” Officers

    by - Nov 7, 2016
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    November 7, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Meet Officer Denis Lawler, who, until recently was regarded by his employer, The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District in Chicago, as “highly effective” and whose conduct “sets an example for others...
  • Fault Lines Contributes To Illinois’ Driver Education Course

    by - Aug 12, 2016
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    August 12, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Illinois gets a bad rap over police misconduct.  Despite the best efforts of independent review boards and oversight groups, the state’s citizens continue to develop troubling injuries and deaths during police...
  • Cops With EpiPens? What Could Go Wrong?

    by - Aug 9, 2016
    (Comments: 4)
    Aug. 9, 2016 (Fault Lines) – Illinois, that bastion of progressivism, is at it again. The Chicago Tribune reports that Governor Bruce Rauner, who is currently on vacation in Montana, picked up his pen Friday, August...
  • All In The Family, When Cops Kill

    by - Aug 25, 2015
    (Comments: 5)
    Aug. 24, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — We’ve talked about police involved shootings and the investigations conducted, along with the lack of prosecution. We’ve talked about how district and state’s attorneys are not willing to take these...

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