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Jon Burge Sentencing

Jon Burge Sentenced To 4 1/2 Years In Prison: Convicted Of Lying About Police Torture

AP | KAREN HAWKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Decades after young black men in Chicago first began claiming that a white policeman shocked, burned and suffocated them to get confes...

Ex-Cop Could Get 30 Years For Lying About Torture

AP | KAREN HAWKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A man imprisoned for decades after being tortured into giving a false confession told a judge on Thursday he still has nightmares abou...

Federal Judge Denies Conflict Of Interest, Won't Step Down From Burge Case

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A federal judge said Wednesday that she won't step aside before sentencing a former Chicago police lieutenant convicted of lying about...

Burge Lawyers Want Sentence Shortened Based On His Military Record

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of the most notorious figures in Chicago police brutality is asking for a light sentence based on having fought in Korea and Vietnam. Former poli...

Burge Sentence: 15 Months Or 30 Years?

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While prosecutors didn't recommend a specific sentence in recently filed court papers, their calculations -- if adopted by U.S. District Judge Joan Le...