Adele Nicholas of Axons and Impossible Colors is also a self-employed civil rights lawyer—and she’s releasing a compilation to benefit the Chicago Community Bond Fund.
Independent vendor Matt Smerge and his team were back selling Chicago Baseball on the sidewalk outside Wrigley Field during the ill-fated National League championship games.
Left Field Media, publisher of Chicago Baseball and the only independent vendor left in a prime spot by Wrigley Field, has filed a federal suit against the city on First Amendment grounds.
Newspapers will now be allowed in the Cook County Jail.
Illinois’s new eavesdropping law was intended to protect the rights of citizens, but while it allows the public to record police on duty, it also makes it easier for cops to wear a wire.
An eavesdropping law has been ruled unconstitutional, but the city’s strict peddling regulations remain on the books.
Artist and activist Chris Drew is dead; his causes live on
Drew failed to consider the … Illinois Eavesdropping Act—the violation of which can result in a first-class felony charge carrying a possible 15 years in prison. Now he’s the poster boy for a cause he didn’t know existed when he was taken into custody.
Do festivals like Pitchfork and Lollapalooza have the right to restrict photography in a public park?