April 24, 2019
Transgender Woman With Completed Sentence Files for Clemency After Retaliatory Punishment Keeps Her Behind BarsPress Release
ILLINOIS – Strawberry Hampton, a 28-year-old transgender woman, is seeking immediate commutation of her sentence, which was unfairly extended by the discriminatory policies and retaliatory discipline of the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC). Ms. Hampton was originally scheduled for release in February 2019. The petition for clemency can be found HERE. “Strawberry deserves to be free. She...
April 11, 2019
Chicago police gang data collection faulted by city’s inspector general as unchecked and unreliableArticle
April 10, 2019
Conservatives’ takeover of Supreme Court stalled by John Roberts-Brett Kavanaugh bromanceArticle
April 3, 2019
The City of Meridian Agrees to Stop Incarcerating Residents Unable to Pay Fines and FeesArticle
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April 3, 2019
Illinois Dept. of Corrections Moves Trans Woman to Women’s PrisonPress Release
SPRINGFIELD, IL – After suffering repeated sexual and physical assaults inside Illinois men’s prisons, Janiah Monroe, a 29-year old transgender woman, has been transferred to a women’s prison. Her transfer marked the second time in recent months that a trans woman has won a transfer to a woman’s prison following the filing of a lawsuit...