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Blog Archive : December 1975

Jose Aspera posted a blog on Dec 31, 1975

CLC Settles Lawsuit against Mayor of Cairo, IL

The Committee successfully settles an action against the Mayor of Cairo, Illinois and the Alexander County Board of Commissioners when the County agrees to appoint Blacks to nine public boards in proportion to their numbers in the general population.

Jose Aspera posted a blog on Dec 31, 1975

Criminal Defense Consortium is Founded

Twenty-two groups, including the Committee, establish the Criminal Defense Consortium of Cook County, which opens six neighborhood defender offices in high crime areas to serve indigent criminal defendants.