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Amy Campanelli

Amy Campanelli
Amy Campanelli

Police Reform Proposal Requiring Detainees Get A Phone Call In First Hour Needs To Consider Exceptions, Chair Says

Police reform advocates are pushing the city to ban incommunicado detention by the end of the year. Ald. Chris Taliaferro said he is worried the proposed ordinance's "hard line" would lead to lawsuits.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Chicago Police Illegally Denied Protesters Right To Attorney, Phone Call, Top Public Defender Says

Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli and activists are suing the city, saying the move to deny arrestees a phone call and access to an attorney violates state and constitutional law.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale