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Illinois Eavesdropping Bill Advances With Provisions That Favor The Public

Posted 05.25.2012 | Chicago

Updated story While it's too late to make the pathway any clearer for police oversight during Chicago's NATO Summit, a proposal that would amend th...

He Fought the Law -- And the Law Lost

David Protess | Posted 05.06.2012 | Chicago
David Protess

in 2009, Chris Drew set out to break a municipal ordinance to make a point: Chicago was unfairly restricting the sale of artwork. He would end up challenging a different law -- one that threatened to land him behind bars for 15 years.

Judge: Illinois Eavesdropping Law Unconstitutional

Posted 03.02.2012 | Chicago

While protesting a law than banned Chicago artists from selling their work on the street, artist Christopher Drew decided to try an act of civil disob...

Artist Could Face 15 Years In Prison For Filming His Arrest

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chris Drew was finally ready to get arrested. An artist and activist, Drew had spent years protesting a Chicago ordinance that puts tight restrictions...