Illinois Likely To Toughen Police Perjury Law

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http://www.sj-r.com/sections/news/stories/3772.asp Illinois lawmakers will defy Gov. Rod Blagojevich and enact a law to remove the badges of police officers who commit perjury in murder cases, House Speaker Michael Madigan predicted yesterday, said Copley News Service. Blagojevich deleted the disciplinary provision from a package of capital-punishment safeguards that passed the General Assembly. The perjury legislation will resurface during a veto session this fall, when lawmakers can override Blagojevich with a three-fifths vote. The governor said officers . . .

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