‘Tell my grandma that I’m OK’

Until recently, less than 1 percent of people arrested in the Windy City saw a lawyer while in police custody, according to Chicago Police Department records.Then, on March 14, Chief Cook County Circuit Judge Timothy C. Evans signed an administrative order that allows arrestees to get legal counsel as soon as they call to request help from the police station.During regular working hours, that …

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