Short Circuit 172 | Confronting Cook County Corruption

What does Sir Walter Raleigh have to do with a Tennessee murder trial? You’ll learn from Rob Johnson, as he confronts his witness with a devastating cross-examination while presenting a unique habeas case from the Sixth Circuit. And does 50 years seem a long time for a case to last? Even in Cook County, Illinois it’s a bit of a stretch. But, as Jeff Rowes explains, given the county’s, and its most famous city’s, Untouchable history of corruption, the case can go on. For now.

Transcript: https://ij.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Short-Circuit-172_otter.ai-FINAL.pdf
Miller v. Genovese, https://www.opn.ca6.uscourts.gov/opinions.pdf/21a0086p-06.pdf
Shakman v. Clerk of Cook County, http://media.ca7.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/rssExec.pl?Submit=Display&Path=Y2021/D04-16/C:20-1828:J:Scudder:aut:T:fnOp:N:2691064:S:0
Hemphill v. New York, https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/hemphill-v-new-york/
Rob Johnson, https://ij.org/staff/rjohnson/
Jeff Rowes, https://ij.org/staff/jrowes/
Anthony Sanders, https://ij.org/staff/asanders/

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