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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Thursday, October 5, 2017

"ACLU sues Chicago police for disability and race violations"

From Jurist:

The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois(ACLU-IL) [advocacy website] filed a lawsuit [press release] Wednesday accusing the Chicago Police Department (CPD) [official site] of widespread abuses against people with disabilities and ethnic minorities.

The suit [complaint, PDF] follows the release of the US Department of Justice[official website] report[JURIST report], which found that the CPD repeatedly violates the rights of the disabled in addition to systemic abuses against people of color.

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