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Illinois Criminal Record Expungement

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Continues To Rehabilitate People (And The Economy) Through His Pardon Power

Tamara N. Holder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tamara N. Holder

147 Illinoisans (and their families) have one more thing to celebrate this holiday weekend: Governor Pat Quinn's granting of their Petitions for Cleme...

The Fear Behind Our Fears of the Formerly Incarcerated

Alden Loury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Alden Loury

In Illinois, when we're talking about ex-offenders, we're really talking about black men. And it's possible that the race of an ex-offender will tell you more about their chances of finding work than their criminal history.

Between a Rock and a Criminal Background Check

Alden Loury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Alden Loury

If a judge deems an ex-felon reformed enough to limit access to their criminal conviction, why should the Illinois State Police stand in the way?