Chicago’s top cop says a gun offender dashboard will create a “culture of accountability.” But not everyone agrees. Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli explains why she objects to the database.

The Chicago Police Department’s new online database showing bond amounts for people charged with gun crimes needs to be taken down, Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli said Wednesday...

The Cook County Office of the Public Defender along with the Clerks Office and some other associations participated in the Driver's License Reinstatement Expo. We look forward for more of these taking place, check back again when more information is available.

Mike Morrissey, Deputy of City Wide Operations,for the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender announces his retirement. Mike has served the office for over 40 years. He has been an inspiring and dedicated advocate for the clients of this office, as well as a leader and mentor to 100's of Assistant Public Defenders.

Monday, April 15th, 2019 thru Friday, April 19th, 2019 is Amnesty Week at the Circuit Court of Cook County.  During this time, collection fees are waived for traffic moving violations.  This does not include parking or red light camera violations.

Amy Campanelli appeared on the Munir Muhammad Show.  Click here to watch the interview.

A recent speech, given by Amy Campanelli, appeared in The Progressive, an online magazine that advocates for "peace, social justice, and the common good."

An Editorial published in the Chicago Tribune discussing the dangerous nature of prisons for ALL inmates, not just Police Officers.

Amy Campanelli, Public Defender of Cook County, was the keynote speaker at the recent Governors State University Symposium of Social Justice and Criminal Justice Reform.