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The man was one of two who received stiff penalties for contempt from Judge Vincent Gaughan recently.
Public defenders, especially women, are being sexually harassed while visiting defendants in lockup.
Cook County judges have been ordered to consider defendants’ ability to pay when setting bail.
Through toiletry drives, “bail-outs,” and reunification rides, local activists work to brighten Mother’s Day in jail and prison.
Experts debate whether computerized risk-assessment will mitigate or exacerbate alleged racial and class biases among Cook County judges.