Recurring Pattern

Another Burge era torture case makes the news

A salty, old-school Chicago cop, Kill, who worked for a time under disgraced former Cmdr. Jon Burge, didn’t back down during testimony in January 2016 from the techniques he used to obtain convictions he says in more than 90 percent of his murder cases. Kill has also defended his repeated use of the N-word while questioning black suspects.

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Writer. Formerly civil rights attorney. Currently professor. Working on new book about mental disability and criminal law in the 20th century.

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