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Immigration Court Reform Serves Everyone's Interests

Katy Welter | Posted 07.31.2011 | Chicago
Katy Welter

The immigration court system is an integral part of the American justice system. No matter your views on immigration policy, these courts need to be fair, efficient, and effective.

Diversion a Must for Justice and Economy

Katy Welter | Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago
Katy Welter

Imagine a program that saves Cook County at least $20 million per year while reducing crime, incarceration, and unemployment. This is no fantasy -- it's called diversion court.

Judges Should Be Evaluated for Performance, Not Politics

Katy Welter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Katy Welter

When a judge is weighing the merits of a case, the popularity of her decision should be the last thing on her mind.