No Illinois Lawsuits Against Prisoners For 1 1/2 Years

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The Illinois Department of Corrections appears to have shelved its widely criticized practice of suing prisoners to recover the costs of their incarceration in spite of Gov. Bruce Rauner's support for the strategy, the Chicago Tribune reports. State prison officials have not referred a single case to the Illinois Attorney General's office for possible litigation for nearly 1 1/2 years . . .

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