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Alleged Police Torture Victim Cortez Brown Granted New Trial After 18 Years Behind Bars

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- An inmate who claimed police tortured him into confessing to two murders he didn't commit was granted a new trial Friday after 18 year...

Cortez Brown: I Confessed To Murder To End Torture By Police

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An inmate seeking a new murder trial claims he was tortured so badly by Chicago police officers in the 1990s that he would have signed...

Jon Burge Won't Testify At Cortez Brown Trial: Judge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge won't testify at a hearing for an inmate who wants a new trial and claims he was tortured in...

Judge: Alleged Torture Cop Burge Can Be Subpoenaed To Testify

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE 1:40 P.M. A judge granted permission, without any objection from prosecutors, to Cortez's lawyers to subpoena Jon Burge to testify in court, t...

Court Asked To Force Jon Burge To Testify

Chicago Sun-Times | RUMMANA HUSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lawyers for a man who claims he was tortured and forced to confess to murder during Jon Burge's reign asked a Cook County judge today to subpoena and ...

Man Who Alleges Burge Torture Appeals Murder Convictions

Associated Press | Don Babwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man whose death sentence was commuted to life in prison by former Illinois Gov. George Ryan has filed a petition to get his murder conviction overt...