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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A Cook County Department of Corrections facility building, seen through the inside of a window.

Chicago legal advocacy groups use education campaigns to encourage vaccination among incarcerated individuals

May 28, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccination distribution has expanded across the country, incarcerated people remain one of the populations that is both most vulnerable to COVID-19 and most distrustful of medical care, according...

Anthony Gay, a former inmate in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Former IDOC inmate Anthony Gay talks solitary confinement at NPEP Transforming Criminal Justice roundtable

October 13, 2020

Content warning: This story contains mentions of self-harm. Anthony Gay, a former inmate in the Illinois Department of Corrections, recounted the isolation he felt during his 22 years in solitary confinement...

The Pritzker School of Law. Two legal clinics at the Pritzker School of Law signed a statement supporting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s actions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in prisons.

Pritzker Law civil rights attorneys release statement supporting clemency, early release for prisoners in light of COVID-19

April 29, 2020

A group of civil rights organizations — including two legal clinics at the Pritzker School of Law — released an April 22 statement supporting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19...

Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection with handgun recovery

October 11, 2017

A 33-year-old Evanston man was arrested in west Evanston on Monday night in connection with three felonies and a misdemeanor, including one count of unlawful use of a weapon. Officers were dispatched...

Blotter: Two men arrested in connection with multiple charges after traffic stop

Blotter: Two men arrested in connection with multiple charges after traffic stop

July 26, 2017

Two men were arrested Tuesday in connection with multiple charges, including one felony and two misdemeanors, in south Evanston, according to a news release. Police stopped the men in the 1200 block...

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