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Vision for Collaborative Justice Reinvestment

Presented by the Collaboration for Justice

Program Panelists Include...

Mary Patillo

Harold Washington Professor of Sociology and

African American Studies at Northwestern University

& Chicago Appleseed Board Member

Annie McGowan

Senior Research Associate, Civic Federation

Alexandra Block

Partner, Miller Shakman Levine & Feldman & Co-Chair of Criminal Justice Advisory Committee to Chicago Appleseed and Chicago Council of Lawyers

Ben Ruddell

Criminal Justice Policy Director, ACLU-Illinois

Amanda Pyron

Executive Director, The Network

Alison Spanner

Assistant Director, Access to Justice Division, Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts (AOIC) & Adjunct Professor, Loyola University School of Law


Signing a Contract

New Directions for the Office of the Clerk of the Cook County Circuit Court

Chicago Appleseed, Chicago Council of Lawyers, and Civic Federation (September 22, 2020)

"Court Costs, Fines, and Fees are Bad Policy: Recommendations for Illinois Legislators"

Chicago Appleseed & Chicago Council of Lawyers (July 2020)

The Race to Repair Dorothy Brown’s Office

Mari Cohen for Chicago Magazine (January 22, 2020)


For the First Time in 16 Years, Chicago’s Eviction Court is on Tape

Maya Dukmasova for Chicago Reader (October 30, 2019)


"The “Terrible” Consequences of Chicago’s Ticketing Policies"

Helga Salinas for ProPublica Illinois (July 27, 2018)


"The Case for Recording Devices in Cook County Eviction Courts

Chicago Appleseed & Chicago Council of Lawyers (July 2016)

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