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Chicago Judge Awards Hearing on Police Torture

The Enough Is Enough campaign reports in a newswire post:

"Today [April 21, 2005] for the first time in Chicago history a Cook County Court Judge has granted a hearing on the issue of police torture. Today, before a packed court room of students and family members, Cook County Judge Nicholas Ford dismissed attorney General Lisa Madigan's petition to deny Police Torture Victim Robert Ornelas a new hearing."

"This decision opens the door for potential new hearings for all the torture victims." Read more.




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