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    (Part 3) Improving Judicial Selection: Are We Ready for Reform?

    Part 1: (Sept. 11, 2012) The Better Government Association and the Union League Club of Chicago hosted a panel discussion featuring experts on judicial reform. Panelists included: John Thies, President, Illinois State Bar Association Anthony Young, Cook County Circuit Judge and former State Representative Brian Gladstein, Executive Director, Illinois Campaign for Political Reform Gino L. […] More

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    The Federal Role in Improving Indigent Criminal Defense

    At the 2010 ACS National Convention, a panel explored the federal role in improving indigent criminal defense. The panel included Stephen B. Bright, president and senior counsel of the Southern Center for Human Rights; Judge Paul L. Friedman, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; Erik Luna, professor of law at Washington and Lee […] More

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    Amnesty Calls for Improving Human Rights in China

    ANCHOR: Amnesty International sent out a press release on April 1st, indicating that human rights in China has not improved in the least, but that violations have increased even more. Amnesty is calling on the Chinese communist regime to immediately stop suppressing Tibetans, human rights advocates, religious groups or people with beliefs. STORY: Amnesty International […] More