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Ill. Clerk Wants Staffers Charged, Says They Lied To DOJ

Law360 (March 12, 2018, 7:09 PM EDT) -- Cook County, Illinois, Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown has told a newspaper she wants federal investigators to prosecute current and former employees of her office whom she suspects of lying to the U.S. Department of Justice as part of a federal investigation into hiring practices in her office.

The yearslong federal probe has not resulted in an indictment against Brown, but a handful of other employees have been implicated in an alleged scheme that involved contributing campaign funds or other investments to Brown and her husband...
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