Cook County State's Attorney's Office Press Release
State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez today announced the implementation of a first-of-its-kind drug policy in Cook County that will seek to keep nonviolent low level repeat drug offenders out of the criminal justice system and steer more individuals to treatment rather than traditional prosecution at the front end of the system.
Chicago Tribune (Annie Sweeney)
Federal and local law enforcement on Monday announced proposed legislation that would allow for federal felony charges to be brought against operators of web sites that fuel the illicit sex trade through commercial ads. read more
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez walked up to a podium read more
Office of the State's Attorney
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez joined Governor Pat Quinn Monday for the signing of the “Illinois Street Gang and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Law” read more