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George Clooney's Monuments Men Touches Chicago Legal Community

Lonna Saunders | Posted 04.17.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

One of the rare films I have seen to occasion applause at the end. I saw it at a theater 125 miles north of Cincinnati. Don't want to be a spoiler, so I will only say this. George's dad, Nick Clooney, has the last word in this one, and frankly, steals the show.

Cook County Judge a Loose Cannon

David Protess | Posted 11.24.2013 | Chicago
David Protess

Serbian immigrant Marko Pantelic drove across town to the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Sept. 6 to support a wrongfully accused friend and "to see how justice works in America." He should have stayed home.

Sandra Day O'Connor Talks Civics In Chicago

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With more Americans able to name the judges on "American Idol" than those of the nine justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, retired Justice Sandra Day O...

As Death Penalty Questions Swirl, Bar Association Hosting Debate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bar Association's death penalty task force is hosting a discussion and debate, just days after Cook County's public defend...

Bar Association To Appeal Con-Con Ruling

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Bar Association says it will ask the Illinois Supreme Court to examine the process that put a constitutional convention referendum on the ...

Devine Reflects On 12 Years In Office

Chicago Public Radio | Robert Wildeboer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Outgoing Cook County State's Attorney Dick Devine says he knows innocent people sometimes confess to crimes they didn't commit. He says it's one of th...

Ballot Lawsuit Ruling

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE From the Associated Press: A judge has ordered Illinois election officials to temporarily stop mailing absentee ballots and create a flyer t...