Illinois' death penalty was plagued by wrongful convictions, false confessions, overzealous prosecutors and ineffective defense counsel. June 7, 2011
I was very disappointed that a federal judge sentenced Chicago police torturer Jon Burge to only four and a half years in prison. February 8, 2011
We live in a society where there are more regulations for euthanizing animals than there are for executing human beings. November 18, 2009
I should be happy that Chicago police torturer Jon Burge was finally arrested and indicted, but my happiness is overshadowed by disappointments. November 11, 2008
I spent time in Cook County Jail and personally witnessed and experienced the routine human rights violations that are the subject of a federal report. August 25, 2008
The debate about lethal injection and the death penalty won't be over as long as we have a government that is in the business of killing. May 13, 2008
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