Siska to Hoyle Il Letter of Request Fee Waiver 2007
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Chicago Justice Project Working to increase access to justice related information. October 18, 2007 Jennifer Hoyle Public Information Officer Law Department City of Chicago 121 North LaSalle Street, Room 600 Chicago, IL 60602 1. Please provide the following: a. Please detail every court settlement and court judgment (verdict) (whether in Cook County Civil Court or Federal District Court) resulting from a lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department or any of their agents from Jan. 1, 2006 – Dec 31, 2006. Please detail the following for each case: i. Case number 1. Please state which court the case was tried in. ii. Amount of settlement or verdict 1. Terms of payment if not paid out in one sum in the calendar year of settlement or verdict. I am requesting a fee waiver, fast track, and expedited treatment because the subject concerns a matter of exigency to the public and news worthiness about what the government is doing. This statement of compelling need is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. Please telephone me if I can clarify or expedite this request in any way. I expect your organization to fulfill this request in a professional and organized fashion and in the 7 working days allotted by Illinois law. The Act requires the fullest possible access to public records. Denial of any part of this request be accompanied by a written statement of exactly what is being denied and the specific reason subject to judicial review. The law also requires that if part of a record is exempt from disclosure, you must redact and release all segregable parts. Sincerely, Tracy Siska Executive Director PO Box 577288 Chicago, IL 60657 Ph. (312) – 617 – 1560 email@example.com