Monthly Archives: March 2009

Champaign County Board Approves Committee to Study Jury Selection

THERE WAS AN IMPORTANT VICTORY Thursday night, February 19, 2008, for those fighting for reform of the criminal justice system in Champaign County. By a unanimous vote, the Champaign County Board appointed the Citizens Advisory Committee on Jury Selection. The … Continue reading

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Lilly Ledbetter, Hilda Solis, and The Employee Free Choice Act

THAT THE EARNING POWER OF A WOMAN on the job is less than a man’s is pretty general knowledge. Right now, women earn about 78 cents for every dollar a man earns. The Institute for Women’s Policy Research calculates that … Continue reading

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