Nov 16, 2010 ... "These claims were made years before Sheriff Dart took office and are based on past practices at the Cook County Jail - practices which haven't existed in years," said Sheriff's Department spokesman ... State's Attorney Anita Alvarez urged the board to approve the settlement, known as Kim Young, et al v.
United States Court of Appeals,Seventh Circuit. Ivan HERNANDEZ, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. COOK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, et al., Defendants- Appellants. No. 10-1440. Decided: February 24, 2011. Before CUDAHY, FLAUM, and WOOD, Circuit Judges.Dana L. Kurtz, Kurtz Law Offices, Hinsdale, IL, ...