Chicago's police accountability office released a video of the August 2017 shooting of Ricky Hayes, a mentally disabled African-American teenager.
The long effort by the Invisible Institute to gain access to internal police files is an important chapter in the struggle for civil rights in Chicago.
Chicago has a unique opportunity to confront fundamental issues of racial justice as it debates a consent decree on police reform.
Journalist Jamie Kalven defied a subpoena in the Laquan McDonald murder trial. The support he received was animated by the broad First Amendment tradition.
A gang of corrupt Chicago police officers fabricated evidence and then conspired to support arrests by falsifying reports and lying under oath.