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  • McCain: Flip-flop count at 61. (Updated: Obama=17)

     
    A week or so ago, with McCain hyperventilating about Obama reversals on matters such as public financing of his campaign, we linked to a site that was tracking McCain's flip-flops. McCain is still hyperventilating. His current claim is that...
  • The death penalty in Illinois, a partial chronology of modern events

     
    Eight years ago, Rob Warden, then as now the director of the Center on Wrongful Conviction at the Northwestern University School of Law, published the following timeline in the Tribune. The time to update it will be if and when,...

    Dick Devine: We followed the evidence in the Anthony Porter case

    Dick Devine: We followed the evidence in the Anthony Porter case
    When Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez decided in late October to release Alstory Simon, who had pleaded guilty to a double murder, it brought renewed attention to that troubling case. Tribune columnist Eric Zorn raised questions about my actions...

    Rainmaking lawyer leaves one Chicago firm for another

     Rainmaking lawyer leaves one Chicago firm for another
    James Hurst, one of the biggest rainmakers in the Chicago legal market, is leaving one of the city's largest law firms for another. Kirkland & Ellis said Wednesday that Hurst will join the firm's litigation and intellectual property groups, after a 25-...

    Wheaton Warrenville school board to release records, Illinois Supreme Court rules

    In a unanimous rebuke of an argument the attorney general once called an "outrageous" abuse of public records law, the Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against the Wheaton Warrenville school board for claiming it would be an invasion of its...