Advocates Charge Illinois With Still Failing to Protect Medically Vulnerable Prisoners From COVID-19 Illness & Death

Amended complaint alleges IDOC has still failed to protect medically vulnerable in Illinois’ prisons CHICAGO, IL (May 21, 2020) – Last night, civil rights attorneys filed an amended suit in a class action case, now called Richard v. Pritzker, demanding that state officials speed the release of prisoners who are highly vulnerable to COVID-19.  … Read More

Swiftly Release Prisoners Most Vulnerable to Pandemic

Class Action Suit vs. Gov. Pritzker & IDOC Livestream of today’s press conference can be viewed here. In response to the swiftly spreading coronavirus epidemic in Illinois’ prisons, a consortium of the area’s leading civil rights attorneys and community advocates today filed three cases seeking release of prisoners: a federal class action suit against the… Read More