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    first characters he introduces are the policemen that form the guard force of the Cook County Jail. These men are employed by the Cook County Sheriff’s office, who relatively speaking do not conduct themselves in a manner that will win them a meritorious citation but perhaps instead a letter of reprimand. The officers of Cook County Jail are cold and callous to the inmates they ridicule them and take no interest in the concerns that are risen by inmates. The inmate to officer ratio is substantial leading to a need for officers to be firm in their stance and unable (or some unwilling) to show any form of compassion or leniency to inmates. The defendants that Bogira has chosen to take a closer look at, work together to form a wide scooping view of the men and women that are currently facing criminal processing in today’s justice system. The defendants of Courtroom 302 not restricted to simply the poor, minority or degenerate offender as portrayed on television, they instead represent the entire social makeup of America defendants are not limited to any such socio-economic class. The majority of inmates at Cook County, just as in a vast majority of criminal institutions nationwide, are minority men facing felony level charges that stem from the use, possession of or attempt to purchase drugs. As readers are introduced to the defendants that will fill the dockets of the various courtrooms in Cook County, they are also introduced to their families or lack thereof. The final role…

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    Cook County Case Study

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    Overview On November 24th, Chicago police officer, Jason Van Dyke, was indicted on six-counts of murder and one-count of misconduct in the shooting death of a 17-year-old, African American male, Laquan McDonald (Relerford & Maragos, 2016). A dash cam revealed the officer shooting the teen 16 times while he walked away from the officer (Relerford & Maragos, 2016). In late January, the officer’s attorney announced his plans to seek a different venue for the trial (Relerford & Maragos, 2016). The…

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    Epilogue Despite a worldwide manhunt, the Cook County DA was never able to bring Jack Purdy to justice. Maggie Bottomly was eventually reelected and served another four years as Cook County Sheriff. Her dreams of going to Washington never materialized after Richard Sawyer pulled his financial support. As for Deputy Sheriff Remington, he never served day one as Cook County Sheriff, having been defeated by ex-Sheriff Stan Baca four-years later in a runoff election. To this day, Bottomly has no…

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    An idyllic suburban residential community on Chicago's North Shore, Glencoe, Illinois consists mainly of single-family homes, occupied by their owners. The four square mile village is home to approximately 8,762 people, most of whom are professionals who earn over $100,000 per year. From kindergarten to eighth grade, Glencoe's children attend one of the three age-centered schools operated by Glencoe School District 35, followed by attendance at the New Trier Township High School. The high…

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    A Cook County Business Lawyer Can Keep You Informed The legislation governing business is often complex, and it's easy to inadvertently violate an obscure or new law. A Cook county business lawyer can keep you informed about the federal, state, county, and city laws that effect how you run your business. Experts are available to help you stay in compliance with legislation governing business operations such as: • Business taxes • Consumer protection • Employment law • Product or service…

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    Who knew a rich young white girl and an old Chinese cook could have so much in common? Of all the characters in the book, East of Eden, by John Steinbeck, the two that seem to share the closest and purest bond are Lee and Abra. Lee is the cook for the Trasks, and Abra is the daughter of the rich county supervisor, but even though they come from very different walks of life, their differences bring them as close as their similarities do. From the beginning, Lee and Abra seem very different…

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    chef, specifically “for busy corporate women who didn’t want their children to glow in the dark” (qtd. in Careers in Focus). Americans are now busier than ever, and newfound dietary requirements have paved the way for chefs who specialize in certain cuisines and are able to accommodate requests. Those who are looking to eat food that is both healthy and appealing to their tastes find that personal chefs can meet all of these requirements. For people very strict diets, disabilities, or even…

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    “The Paring Knife” by Michael Oppenheimer. The theme of this story is that even if arguments happen, things can always get better. In the Paring Knife, a husband and a wife had been cleaning their kitchen, and the husband found a paring knife under the refrigerator. The husband had a memory of how that got there. The husband and the wife had had a big dinner with each other and they got drunk. When they were drunk they went and slept together. But while they were in bed together, they had an…

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    It was a shock to me, but I didn’t let that situation overwhelm me. I ran to call the maintenance man to report the problem. I was a bit annoyed about what happened to me, it was my bad luck that was following me that day. After lunch the time for the departmental “cook” came quickly. It was almost as if “Father Time” sped it up for the cook to happen quickly. Everyone was outside and contributing to getting the pot ready in one way or the other. Some were responsible for food preparation,…

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    Job description Waitstaff / Floor staff A new cafe opening in Melbourne's Inner West is seeking experience waitstaff with a sense of humour... is this you? As we are coming into the festive season we require confident hands on people to keep things moving, We are looking for an experienced waiter to join our new bar/restaurant. Applicants should be passionate about food and wine and be customer focused It always helps if you have professional attitude, an outgoing personality and of course -a…

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