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Illinois Torture

State Torture Panel Head Resigns After Criticism

AP | DON BABWIN and SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 09.27.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The executive director of an Illinois commission investigating allegations of torture by police has resigned after criticisms that the pane...

State Torture Commission's Funding Slashed, Prompting Shutdown

Posted 06.05.2012 | Chicago

Now that former police Cmdr. Jon Burge is serving time for his involvement in coerced confessions, the state legislature has voted to slash funding to...