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Hearings urged for 15 inmates in Burge-torture cases

Aug 10, 2011 11:38:42 PM- chicagotribune.com
More than 50 leaders call on state high court to look into allegations of coerced confessions

More than 50 influential politicians, lawyers and retired judges called on the Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday to order hearings into allegations that at least 15 men remain imprisoned despite allegations they were tortured into confessing by disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge and detectives under his command.


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