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In the News

A bit of UPLC history, explaining why we continue to do tenants' rights work in Uptown today.

The horrifying story behind our lawsuit on behalf of Jane Doe, who was sexually assaulted at Illinois' Logan prison.

An overview of our report Cruel and Usual: An Investigation into Prison Abuse at USP Thomson, detailing horrific physical and sexual assaults, as well as emotional cruelty, racism, and other civil rights violations.

Illinois Department of Corrections' director has stepped down; UPLC Executive Director Alan Mills reviews his tenure.

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