Chicago Appleseed


A nonpartisan, independent research and advocacy organization with unique connections to the local justice system
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Primary geographic focus: Illinois
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Failure to record Cook County eviction court hearings leaves tenants vulnerable

Olivia Stovicek, Mari Cohen
Injustice Watch
April 25, 2018
In a court division where a family can lose its home after a two-minute trial and only 12 percent of tenants have lawyers, the lack of court transcripts—with no court reporters or digital recording equipment since 2004—has serious repercussions.



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