It’s Good To Be A Lawyer In Chicago

How can Chicago be broke? The city has paid out $737.1 MILLION in legal settlement and judgement expenses in the nine years of 2003 to 2012. 65% of that is police-related litigation.

Chicago_settlements+judgements-2003-2013$96 MILLION has been spent by the City and Cook County defending Jon Burge and settling with his victims.

In addition, the City has spent $176 million over the past eight years in outside legal fees!

The City has spent a whopping $913,1 MILLION on legal messes.

I should’ve gone to law school!

 

12.3 million 2 Burge victims

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