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					C OVER
CELEBRATING

90
YEARS
    of the

ACLU
       ABOUT US
The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-partisan, nonprofit,
membership organization dedicated to protecting and extending
freedom, liberty and equality to all in the United States.


The work of the ACLU is based upon, but not limited to, protecting the
liberties and freedoms guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, especially
the Bill of Rights. With a membership of more than 500,000 nationwide
– more than 20,000 in Illinois – the ACLU advances its goals through
litigating, lobbying and educating the public on a broad array of issues
affecting our liberties.


The Roger Baldwin Foundation, the tax-deductible arm of the ACLU of
Illinois (hereinafter both entities are referred to as ACLU), was founded
in 1969, allowing the organization to expand greatly its litigation and
educational programs. As a result, the ACLU has been able to not only
substantially increase the number of cases it litigates, but also to pursue
complex, precedent-setting cases which have a wide impact.
              DEAR ACLU OF ILLINOIS SUPPORTER,
              This report reflects another year of strong work by the ACLU of Illinois on behalf of our clients
              and the constitutional values we serve. These pages detail victories and setbacks experienced by


    OUR
              the organization over the past twelve months in an agenda that serves hundreds of thousands in
              Illinois – protecting free speech rights, assuring access to contraception and reproductive health
              care, working for equality for gay and lesbian couples and attempting to reverse antiquated policies




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              that force those with disabilities to live in large, institutional nursing homes that do not serve their
              individual interests.


              The breadth and depth of the Roger Baldwin Foundation’s work is not surprising when one
              considers that it is part of the great ninety-year tradition of the ACLU. This report coincides with




  ILLINOIS
              the ninetieth birthday of the ACLU, and it is critical to know where we have been to understand
              where we are and where we are going.


              Consider these accomplishments in the ACLU’s history:




PRESIDENT’S
              · In the first year of the organization, the ACLU worked to free the targets of the notorious
              “Palmer Raids,” mostly politically radical immigrants.


              · In the 1940s, the ACLU’s California affiliates led the challenge to the internment of more than
              110,000 Japanese Americans after the attack on Pearl Harbor.




   LETTER     · Just this year, the ACLU won a judgment against a school for excluding Constance McMillen and
              her girlfriend from attending the prom.


              Our work is the continuation of a great arc of efforts aimed at expanding the fundamental rights
              and protections contained in our Constitution and the Bill of Rights to include all persons in our
              society. When one considers that ninety years ago the Supreme Court had never issued a ruling
              favoring free speech, never expanded rights for women and never considered a case seeking more
              freedom and liberty for gay men and lesbians in our society, we have accomplished much.


              There is, however, more to do and we look forward to continuing our
              historic work.



              Jill Metz
              President
              ACLU of Illinois Board of Directors
             DEAR FRIEND,
             As we mark the ACLU’s ninetieth birthday, I take great pride in our victories to secure and
             protect human rights. ACLU advocacy has transformed constitutional doctrine – and the
             country – in our fight to make the government live up to the promise of the Constitution for all
             Americans.

   OUR       Our victories protect – and expand – religious liberty, freedom of expression, reproductive rights
             and the personal autonomy to make other medical decisions, racial justice, equal protection for




EXECUTIVE
             LGBT communities, due process of law in court proceedings, and the right of Americans to be
             free from unwarranted and unconstitutional government surveillance of their phone calls, emails,
             and political gatherings.


             Although our victories vindicate grand constitutional principles, our work is, essentially, human.




DIRECTOR’S
             It is impossible to quantify the value of being able to speak freely in criticizing the government
             or to worship with traditions that are sacred only to a few. Our clients – who number more than
             100,000 people across the State of Illinois – include the most vulnerable in our society, those with
             the most reviled political or religious beliefs, individuals who do not have clout in Illinois politics
             and who need our help to protect basic constitutional liberties. Working on their behalf, we have




  LETTER
             forced government to tolerate dissent, to clean up hospitals, nursing homes, juvenile detention
             centers, and massive state agencies and institutions.


             Thank you for your support. Together we have won significant victories; with your ongoing
             assistance, we stand ready to meet future challenges.


             Colleen K. Connell
             Executive Director
             ACLU of Illinois
   OUR

 PROJECT
OVERVIEW
     FRE E D OM of E XPRE S SION                                                                                                        NATIONAL
      & RE LIGIOUS LIBE RTY                                                                                                             SE CURITY

The ACLU protects freedom of speech, assembly, association, petition, and press. We often defend         The ACLU opposes federal programs, undertaken in the name of national security, that invade
messages we vehemently disagree with. Most famously, we represented the neo-Nazis who                    civil liberties. Often, these programs improperly target people of Muslim, Arab, and South
sought to hold a rally in Skokie in the 1970s. More recently, we advocated for the right of a high       Asian descent, or people with unpopular or dissident political beliefs. Such programs do little to
school student to wear to school a tee-shirt stating “be happy not gay.” Over time, the best way         make us safer, while doing much to make us less free. We filed lawsuits challenging the federal
to protect speech that we like is to protect speech we don’t like. We work to ensure that leafleting     government’s abusive border detentions of Muslim citizens resulting from a systematically
and demonstrations are accommodated on government properties, such as Chicago’s federal plaza,           dysfunctional FBI watch list; the collaboration of the phone companies with the National Security
the McCormick Place convention center, and sidewalks and parks throughout the state. We protect          Agency’s seizure of the phone records of millions of consumers in violation of a federal privacy
the rights of government employees and contractors to support, or refrain from supporting, political     statute; and the FBI’s wrongful detention and physical abuse of a foreign national in the months
candidates. We oppose spying by federal and local agencies on groups and individuals based on            immediately following September 11. Moreover, we monitor and oppose state and local programs
their lawful political and religious beliefs, practices, and associations.                               that undermine civil liberties in the name of national security, such as Chicago’s network of 10,000
                                                                                                         video surveillance cameras.
The ACLU protects the freedom to practice any religion, or no religion at all. We work to prevent
an excessive entanglement of government and religion, as the framers of our Constitution
intended. We advocate for the free exercise of religion, including the rights of Muslims and Jews
to wear religiously appropriate headgear, for Jehovah’s Witnesses to refrain from saluting the flag
and accepting medical treatment, and for the practitioners of Santeria to engage in ritual animal
sacrifice. We oppose government endorsements of religion, including Latin crosses displayed on
government buildings, prayer at public school graduation ceremonies, and the statutory command
that school children pray or reflect during a daily moment of silence. We also oppose government
aid to religious activity, including tuition tax credits for religious education, legislative earmarks
for religious institutions, and special treatment for and direct sponsorship of the Boy Scouts (which
practices religious discrimination).
                    RACIAL JUSTICE                                                                                   INSTITUTIONALIZE D
                                                                                                                          PE RSONS

The ACLU works to ensure that all people enjoy equal opportunity, without regard to their race or       The ACLU of Illinois focuses resources on forcing governmental institutions to provide people in
ethnicity. While our country has made enormous strides, many government actions continue to             state custody with constitutionally adequate housing, medical care, education and other essential
unfairly burden people of color, whether intentionally or not. We have gone to court to address a       services. Much of our legal work involves improving state treatment of persons with disabilities
wide variety of racial injustices, in such contexts as law enforcement, national security, education,   and children.
voting, and religious free exercise. We successfully supported legislation that prohibited state and
local government actions that disparately burden racial minorities, without regard to intent. We        The Project’s Mental Health Initiative knows that the State of Illinois’ system of caring for people
also support government programs and private lawsuits aimed at eliminating racial discrimination        with developmental, psychiatrical and physical disablilities is broken – another casualty of the
in private sector employment, public accommodations, and the like.                                      state’s corrupt pay-to-play political culture. The Initiative, in partnership with other disability
                                                                                                        rights groups, initiated three ground-breaking lawsuits seeking reform of state-subsidized health
                                                                                                        care systems for people with developmental, psychiatrical and physical disabilities. The goal of
                                                                                                        our litigation is to force the state to shift its funding priorities to support community-integrated
                                                                                                        living arrangements rather than large, impersonal and often abusive institutions. Establishing and
                                                                                                        funding integrated options will conform Illinois policy to the Americans with Disabilities Act and
                                                                                                        the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Olmstead v. L.C., requiring that individuals with disabilities
                                                                                                        not be needlessly segregated from their communities. More important, our clients – thousands
                                                                                                        of people with disabilities – will be able to choose lives with better care, greater self-respect
                                                                                                        and deeper fulfillment.


                                                                                                        Children’s Initiative attorneys are working on two major projects. B.H. v. McEwen is our successful
                                                                                                        federal class-action lawsuit to reform the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
                                                                                                        (DCFS). Innovative reforms in DCFS’ contracts and its oversight mechanisms of care providers have
                                                                                                        helped the Department vastly improve its ability to move children out of temporary foster care and
                                                                                                        into safe, permanent homes. We also founded an Education Improvement Work Group comprised
                                                                                                        of DCFS personnel and other diverse, relevant stakeholders. The group met over the course of a
                                                                                                        year, developing solutions to several issues plaguing DCFS and the delivery of education services
                                                                                                        to our clients. They focused on three key issues: (1) the lack of individualized data; (2) deficiencies
                                                                                                        in special education procedures; and (3) the need for trauma training. We also continue to oversee
                                                                                                        the implementation of promised reforms at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center
                                                                                                        (JTDC), the nation’s largest juvenile detention center. Our lawsuit against the JTDC has brought
                                                                                                        needed reform to the facility which has long been known for violence, filth and confusion.
                     RE PRODUCTIVE                                                                                                  LGBT/AID S
                         RIGHTS

                                                                                                     The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) & AIDS Project fights for an Illinois free
The ACLU’s Reproductive Rights Project seeks, through litigation, public education and legislative
                                                                                                     from discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and HIV/AIDS status. Our
advocacy, to make certain that all in our society have access to safe and effective contraception,
                                                                                                     goal is an Illinois where LGBT persons can live openly, and our families are respected. Our
sexuality education and information, reproductive technologies, prenatal care, childbearing
                                                                                                     LGBT work falls into 5 issue areas – relationship recognition, parenting, youth and schools,
assistance and safe, legal, and accessible abortion. We strive to ensure that women have the right
                                                                                                     basic rights and liberties, and gender identity/expression. A cornerstone of discrimination
to decide whether and when to bear a child and the resources to effectuate their decisions. We
                                                                                                     against the LGBT community is a legal system that treats families of same-sex couples as
believe that these decisions should be made without government interference and that all people
                                                                                                     legal strangers. Our primary goal in our fight for relationship recognition is to end Illinois’
must have equal access to the information and resources necessary to make informed, independent
                                                                                                     exclusion of lesbian and gay couples from access to marriage. We seek to protect the parenting
choices about their reproductive lives. Because of our work, Illinois has become a destination for
                                                                                                     rights of LGBT people with the aim to end discrimination and legal restrictions on our ability
people throughout the country seeking quality reproductive healthcare and information without
                                                                                                     to parent because of our sexual orientation or gender identity. In our youth and schools
harmful government restrictions.
                                                                                                     work, we fight for the freedom of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth
                                                                                                     to express their identity and ideas, or keep their identity private if they choose; and for
                                                                                                     tolerance, safety, and fair treatment for young people regardless of their sexual orientation or
                                                                                                     gender identity. Our basic rights and liberties efforts seek to ensure LGBT persons have the
                                                                                                     chance to fully participate in society without being subject to discrimination in employment,
                                                                                                     housing, and public accommodations. The central goal of our gender identity/expression work
                                                                                                     is for us all, including transgender Illinoisans, to have our gender recognized without facing
                                                                                                     discrimination. The goal of our AIDS work is an Illinois free from discrimination based on HIV
                                                                                                     status and government policies that promote better understanding of HIV and enhance public
                                                                                                     health for people living with HIV/AIDS.
  OUR

CURRENT
  LEGAL
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              FIRST AME NDME NT                                                                                                RE LIGION


ACLU vs. ALVAREZ                                                                                          SHERMAN vs. TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 214
We are challenging the application of Illinois’ Eavesdropping Act to arrest or prosecute individuals      We are amici in a case filed by the Sherman family of Buffalo Grove, against their local public high
who make audio recordings of public conversations with police who are performing their public             school and the Illinois Superintendent of Education, challenging a recently-amended Illinois state
duties in a public place and speaking in a voice loud enough to be heard by the unassisted human          statute mandating a moment of silence as “an opportunity for silent prayer or for silent reflection
ear. The case, filed in August 2010, grows out of a number of instances in which individuals or           on the anticipated activities of the day” before each school day begins. The Illinois legislature,
organizations wanted to monitor police activity in order to detect police misconduct. The ACLU            in adopting the provision, compared the public school “moment of silence” to legislative prayer,
brought the lawsuit on behalf of the ACLU itself because we frequently monitor police behavior            indicating a legislative intent of the new law is to promote public school prayer. Our brief argued
and would like to make audio recordings of police performing their public duties. We assert that the      that the law was unconstitutional because its principal purpose was religious, because the law
ACLU has a First Amendment right to gather and disseminate the information to the public and to           had the effect of encouraging students to pray and because it favors silent prayer over religions
courts and government agencies when petitioning for redress of grievances.                                with other forms of prayer. In January 2009, the Court struck down the law. The Superintendent of
                                                                                                          Education filed a notice of appeal. In December 2009 we filed our amicus curiae brief in the Appeals
ACLU vs. WHITE                                                                                            Court arguing in support of the District Court ruling. In February 2010, we presented an oral
The ACLU of Illinois challenged a 2009 amendment to the Illinois Lobbyist Registration Act                argument as amici curiae in the case. In October 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals reversed the lower
that increased registration fees from $350 to $1,000 for each person who lobbies and for each             court in a 2 to 1 decision.
organization that employs a full-time lobbyist. The law exempted from this fee media organizations
and some religious groups. The new fee was far greater than what other states (save one) or the           CIT Y OF CHICAGO vs. ST. JOHN’S EVANGELICAL CHURCH
federal government charge. Our lawsuit alleged that the fee violates the First Amendment rights           The ACLU of Illinois has filed an amicus brief in a case involving a challenge to the expansion
to speech, association, and petition, because the higher fee is larger than necessary to administer       of runways at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Objectors filed a lawsuit in state court,
the lobbying registration rules and because of the discriminatory exemptions in the law. In late          alleging, among other things, that the Illinois Constitution’s guarantee of religious free exercise
December 2009, a federal court issued a temporary restraining order barring collection of the fee         prohibits runway expansion that disturbs the St. John’s cemetery. That case is now before the
from any non-profit organization (and their employees) in Illinois. In early 2010, the court issued a     Illinois Appellate Court for the Second Judicial District in DuPage County. We filed a brief taking
preliminary injunction, holding that the $1,000 fee violated the First Amendment. Shortly afterward,      no position on the merits of the case. Rather, we argued that the religious liberty guarantee in the
the court granted the ACLU’s unopposed motion and issued a permanent injunction. The $1,000 fee           Illinois Constitution must be interpreted to require government to satisfy strict judicial scrutiny
is permanently barred. In June of 2010, the Illinois General Assembly adopted a bill that creates a       before it takes an action that would substantially burden the free exercise of religion. Strict scrutiny
fee of $300 for each lobbyist and $300 for each organization.                                             would mean that government must prove that its action is necessary to achieve a compelling state
                                                                                                          interest. Again, not taking a position on the merits, our brief explained why the Illinois courts should
ACLU vs. CHICAGO                                                                                          interpret the Illinois Constitution’s religious freedom right more broadly than federal courts have
This case, known for decades as the “Spy Suit,” challenged the activities of the Chicago Police           interpreted the parallel provision of the U.S. Constitution. In September 2010, an Appellate Court for
Department’s infamous Red Squad, which regularly infiltrated and spied on organizations like the          the Second Judicial District ruled against opponents of the runway expansion without reaching the
ACLU of Illinois for engaging in First Amendment activities. The case initially was filed in 1975 and     state constitutional question.
settled in 1982. After more than two decades of monitoring and enforcing the consent decree in the
case, a federal district court granted a joint motion from the ACLU of Illinois and the City of Chicago
to dissolve the decree in June 2009. We continue to pursue an enforcement petition charging
violations of the decree due to the City’s public disclosure of an investigation of the American
Friends Service Committee for its role in leading protests at a gathering of the Trans-Atlantic
Business Dialogue in Chicago.
             PO ST 9/11
     CIVIL LIBE RTIE S IS SUE S


AKIF RAHMAN vs. CHERTOFF
The ACLU of Illinois, along with ACLU affiliates in Massachusetts, Michigan and Washington                 In October 2008, the government filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuits pursuant to the new

State, represented nine individuals — all United States citizens — who have been the victims of            immunity law. Later that month, we filed – along with EFF – a response to the motion challenging

repeated stops, harassment and undue detentions upon re-entering the country. These individuals            the constitutionality of the law. In June 2009, the District Court granted the government’s motion

faced frightening situations: ie having guns drawn on them, being handcuffed for long periods of           to dismiss. We have appealed the decision to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The matter is now

time, and being separated from family members traveling with them. The action seeks to compel              fully briefed and we anticipate an oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals in 2011.

the government to fix the terrorist screening system that inflicts this harm on our clients. The
parties engaged in an extended discovery dispute regarding the U.S. government’s assertion of              KHORRAMI vs. ROLINCE ET. AL.
a “state secrets” privilege and a law enforcement privilege as grounds to withhold information             Farid Khorrami, a lawful U.S. immigrant (and now, a U.S. citizen), filed suit seeking damages

about whether the named plaintiffs are on any government watch list and the nature of the                  against FBI agents for months of unjustified detention and abusive physical treatment immediately

government’s border screening practices and policies. On the law enforcement privilege and the             following the 9/11 attacks. Mr. Khorrami was taken into custody and had his immigration status

state secrets question, the Magistrate Judge ruled largely in our favor. The government objected           revoked when the FBI erroneously believed that he might have some connection to the events of

to the Magistrate’s orders and appealed to Judge Ronald Guzman of the U.S. District Court for the          9/11. Khorrami also had his pilot training certificate revoked and ultimately suffered a heart attack

Northern District of Illinois. In July 2007, Judge Guzman denied defendants’ motion to dismiss             as a result of the wrongful detention. The government filed a motion to dismiss.

and certified the case as a class action. In June 2008, the Seventh Circuit issued an opinion that
decertified the plaintiff classes, and also offered certain dicta regarding the merits of the case.        In June 2007, the District Court dismissed some portions of the complaint, but denied the

Following that decision, the District Court dismissed the case with prejudice. After conferring            government’s motion to dismiss the Fifth Amendment due process claim. The government

with our clients and co-counsel, we elected not to appeal this decision. That decision was based           appealed the decision to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. In August 2008, the U.S. Court

on changes in government policy. In early 2009, soon after the change of administration, the               of Appeals ruled in our favor and dismissed the government’s appeal. In July of 2009, we filed

government changed policies to make it less likely that someone will be listed improperly on the           an amended complaint raising new claims based on additional discovery. We now allege that

terrorist screening database. Moreover, our clients and other members of the traveling public have         Khorrami’s detention was pursuant to Federal Bureau of Investigation and Immigration and

reported far fewer detentions to the ACLU. When they have been detained, they report that the              Naturalization Services policies established after 9/11 to use immigration procedures as a pretext to

length and invasiveness of the stops are less severe than once reported. We believe that the policy        detain and investigate immigrants. We are preparing for trial.

changes caused these improvements and that our lawsuit and its resulting media attention to the
unfair treatment of innocent travelers contributed to this policy change.


TERKEL vs. AT&T
The ACLU of Illinois represents the estate of the late author Studs Terkel, Dr. Quentin Young,
attorney James Montgomery, Illinois House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie, Professor Diane
Geraghty and Rabbi Gary Gerson in challenging telephone giant AT&T’s sharing of customers’
telephone records with the government without lawful authorization. In 2006, our case – along with
similar lawsuits against telecom companies filed in courts across the nation – was consolidated as
multi-jurisdictional litigation and transferred to the federal district court in San Francisco. The ACLU
of Illinois, along with lawyers for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), was appointed co-lead
coordinating counsel for more than thirty-five cases, including our own. For several years, in addition
to litigating the case in court, we spent substantial time lobbying Congress to oppose granting
immunity from suit to the telecommunications companies. Still, a law allowing the assertion of an
immunity defense was passed by Congress and signed into law by President George W. Bush.
                                    R ACIAL                                                                                         CHILDRE N’S
                                    JUSTICE                                                                                           RIGHTS


U.S. vs. BOARD OF EDUCATION (CHICAGO SCHOOL DESEGREGATION)                                             B.H. vs. McEWEN
ACLU of Illinois served as a friend of the court, along with the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights    ACLU lawyers continue to monitor our consent decree designed to improve care and services for
Under Law and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), in this case           children in the custody of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on behalf
initiated by the United States during the Carter Administration and resolved by a consent decree       of all the state’s foster children. Much of our present work in this lengthy litigation focuses on
in 1980. The suit sought to ensure desegregation in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to the extent         putting programs in place to insure quality educational and mental health services for our clients.
practicable in a system which at that time had a minority student enrollment of more than 80%,         While there have been many improvements in the system, many foster children continue to have
and today has a minority student population that is more than 90%. Over the past three decades,        difficulty finding a stable placement, resulting in multiple moves between various foster homes
the case provided only limited substantive relief. Our primary concerns include ensuring equality of   and residential programs. At the request of the ACLU, the University of Illinois Chicago Children
resources and access for minority students to magnet and higher performing schools. After years        and Family Research Center studied this phenomenon and issued a report identifying the causes of
of raising questions about continuing the decree, the Court set a hearing date in January 2009 to      moves between placements and offering a number of possible solutions. We are negotiating with
consider the question of vacating the decree. We urged the court to maintain the decree until the      DCFS for an enforceable plan to improve the situation.
school board had a specific plan to ensure that minority students have adequate access to the
magnet and select-enrollment schools. We participated in a two-week hearing. With our amicus           JIMMY DOE vs. COOK COUNT Y
partners, we filed a post-hearing brief urging the Court to maintain the decree because the Board      We are actively monitoring and enforcing a federal court settlement in this class action lawsuit
had not made a consistent good-faith effort to deliver English Language Learning (ELL) services        which requires the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) to provide safe
and had no plan to ensure fair access for minority students to selective enrollment and magnet         and clean living conditions for the children in their care. The original settlement, reached in 2002,
schools. In September 2009, the District Court vacated the consent decree. CPS issued a new            is designed to bring one of the nation’s largest juvenile detention facilities up to constitutional
admissions plan for select enrollment schools, relying heavily on Socio-Economic Status (SES) and      standards. In the years since the original settlement was approved, our own experts and
not race as the basis for admissions to these schools.                                                 independent monitors reported regularly that substandard conditions – including horrific incidents of
                                                                                                       violence by staff against children – persisted. In August 2007, the court issued an order creating the
We believe that race still may be used lawfully and that use of SES alone will result in less          Office of the Transitional Administrator and appointing Earl Dunlap as Transitional Administrator
integration in Chicago schools. We advocated in the court hearing for CPS to include race as a         (TA) to bring the facility into compliance with the 2002 agreement. Mr. Dunlap, who assisted in
factor. In recent public comments, the CPS Superintendent indicated that CPS will do a final review    improving conditions at a juvenile detention center in Washington, D.C., was given the necessary
to ensure racial diversity after using SES factors. We have served a Freedom of Information Act        authority to accomplish his task.
request on CPS asking how it intends to use race as a factor in their new plan. In the summer of
2010, CPS reported on enrollment at elementary and select-enrollment high schools in the first year    Two groups of employees hired by the TA have been trained and started working on two new
without the decree. These results demonstrated what we feared – that fewer students of color           centers – dubbed “facilities within a facility” – each housing fifty youths. Hiring for employees for
had access to the most sought-after educational opportunities in the City. We continue to monitor      these centers should soon be completed. Mr. Dunlap was forced to go to court seeking authority to
developments in this area.                                                                             contract for temporary security staff and, until permanent staff are hired, to set aside provisions in
                                                                                                       the JTDC’s collective bargaining agreement so that he can reassign staff where they are needed
                                                                                                       without regard to seniority. The union intervened and opposed the motion. In May 2008, the Court
                                                                                                       ruled in favor of Mr. Dunlap’s motion. The union has appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals and
                                                                                                       litigation around these issues continues. The union also is challenging a plan by Mr. Dunlap to lay
                                                                                                       off employees who have not graduated from college but have regular contact with residents, unless
                                                                                                       the employee passes a screening test and commits to obtaining a four-year college degree within
                                                                                                       a reasonable period of time. Mr. Dunlap maintains this process is necessary to bring the new
                                                                                                       centers into compliance with appropriate national standards. We are responding in support of
                                                                                                       Mr. Dunlap’s efforts.
              RIGHTS of PERSONS
              WITH DISABILITIE S


LIGAS, ET. AL., vs. MARAM, ET. AL.                                                                          COLBERT, ET.AL., vs. QUINN, ET. AL.
The ACLU of Illinois is collaborating with other advocacy organizations in this class action lawsuit        The ACLU of Illinois and other advocacy organizations filed a third lawsuit against the State of
on behalf of the thousands of individuals who are needlessly institutionalized in large Intermediate        Illinois for violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and Medicaid
Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled (ICF-DDs) when they could be better served in              for unnecessary institutionalization of persons with physical disabilities. The case alleges that
smaller, community based settings. In November 2008 – shortly before the case was to go to trial –          Illinois unnecessarily and illegally confines those with physical disabilities to nursing homes as a
the parties agreed on a proposed consent decree. The agreement would have been phased in over               prerequisite to receiving necessary services.
six years, requiring the state to offer the choice of leaving the institutions and living in appropriate,
community-based settings to all of the roughly 6,000 people now living in ICF-DDs as well as to             Like the other two cases, Williams and Ligas, the lawsuit seeks to compel the state to change its
thousands of others who are at risk of institutionalization in the future. A fairness hearing was held      historic bias toward treatment in institutions and to remedy its failure to develop or allow sufficient
in July 2009 after which U.S. District Court Judge James Holderman vacated his previous order               treatment options in community settings. In September 2008, a District Court certified the suit as
certifying the class, and denied approval of the consent decree. We filed an amended complaint              a class action and class-wide discovery began. More recently, discovery was suspended while the
seeking certification of a new class, this time focusing just on the thousands of individuals who           parties engaged in settlement negotiations.
already have indicated to the State of Illinois that they do not wish to live in a large institution.
Based largely on arguments by interveners, the Court denied our motion for approval of the revised
settlement and ordered our clients, the State of Illinois and the interveners to negotiate under the
direction of a federal magistrate to seek a settlement in the case. The U.S. Department of Justice
which has announced its intention to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act sought and
received approval to join the negotiations.


WILLIAMS, ET. AL., vs. QUINN, ET. AL.
The ACLU of Illinois and other advocacy organizations are representing individuals in large nursing
homes for the mentally ill in this ground-breaking litigation. Our complaint alleges that the State’s
decision to warehouse our clients needlessly in large institutions, known as Institutions for Mental
Disease (IMDs), violates the Americans with Disabilities Act’s mandate that state-funded services
be provided in the most integrated appropriate setting. In late 2006, a federal court certified our
clients as representative of a class for purposes of the litigation. Since mid-2007, we have engaged
in substantial discovery, reviewing thousands of pages of documents, taking the deposition of
key state officials and retaining experts in mental health services in order to prepare for trial. Our
experts visited the IMDs in 2008 and filed reports in August 2008 that were sharply critical of
these facilities. In March 2010, we reached an agreement with the State of Illinois and submitted a
proposed consent decree to the court. A fairness hearing on the settlement was held on September
7, 2010. Before that hearing, the judge in the case rejected a motion by an attorney representing
17 objecting class members – counsel who was being paid by the IMDs – for permission to visit our
clients without our consent. The court criticized the substantial amount of false and misleading
information that was provided to our clients as part of a concerted effort to generate objections to
the settlement. In late September 2010, the judge approved the settlement.
      RE PRODUCTIVE RIGHTS
        & WOME N’S RIGHTS


HOPE CLINIC vs. ADAMS                                                                                      MORR-FITZ, INC., ET AL., vs. BL AGOJEVICH, ET AL.,
After the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Zbaraz case (see below) dissolved the decades-old injunction        The ACLU of Illinois filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit, brought by three Illinois pharmacy
blocking Illinois’ parental notice law from taking effect, the ACLU Reproductive Rights Project filed      corporations and two individual pharmacists, challenging an Illinois Department of Financial and
this case in state court in October 2009, seeking a state court injunction against the Illinois Parental   Professional Regulation administrative rule setting forth the circumstances in which pharmacies
Notice of Abortion Act. The lawsuit cites protections of privacy, due process, equal protection            are obligated to dispense prescription contraceptives. The plaintiffs alleged that the rule violated
and gender equality guaranteed by specific provisions of the Illinois Constitution. The ACLU of            various state and federal constitutional and statutory provisions, including the Illinois Health
Illinois contends that these state constitutional provisions are more expansive than protections           Care Right of Conscience Act. The trial court dismissed the case, and the Illinois Appellate Court
under the federal constitution. In November, as the Parental Notice law was set to go into effect,         affirmed the dismissal. The plaintiffs argued in their brief to the state Supreme Court that the rule
the Court issued a temporary restraining order barring enforcement of the law. In response, the            should be struck down because it conflicted with rights protected by the Illinois Health Care Right
State of Illinois filed a combined motion to dismiss and for judgment on the pleadings. In March           of Conscience Act. In January 2008, we filed an amicus brief urging the court to reject plaintiffs’
2010, the Court granted the State’s motion to dismiss, but ordered that the injunction barring the         challenge to the rule. We argued that plaintiffs’ expansive reading of the Health Care Right of
enforcement of the Act remain in place through our appeal to the Illinois Appellate Court, First           Conscience Act as providing absolute protection for the conscience objections of healthcare
District. We filed our motion of appeal in May 2010.                                                       workers, despite the impact such refusals would have on women seeking to access constitutionally
                                                                                                           protected healthcare, was incorrect and inappropriate. In December 2008, the Illinois Supreme
ZBARAZ vs. HARTIGAN                                                                                        Court ruled that the claims were ripe and, without reaching the merits of the case, sent the matter
The Reproductive Rights Project sought and won a permanent injunction (issued in early 1996)               back to the circuit court for further litigation. We continue to monitor the case in the trial court and
barring enforcement of Illinois’ 1995 Parental Notification of Abortion Act. The ACLU’s challenge          consider any appropriate role that we might play.
was based, in part, on the fact that adequate procedures did not exist for judicial waiver or bypass of
the parental notice requirement. In September 2006 the Illinois Supreme Court suddenly issued rules        MILLER vs. AMERICAN INFERTILIT Y GROUP OF ILLINOIS
it claimed met the constitutional standard for the judicial bypass process. In early 2007, the Illinois    In February 2005, a Cook County Circuit Court Judge ruled that a fertilized egg never implanted in
Attorney General asked the federal court to lift the 1996 injunction based on the Illinois Supreme         a woman’s uterus is a “human being” for purposes of the Illinois Wrongful Death Act. In reaching
Court’s action, though the Attorney General acknowledged that Circuit Courts were not prepared to          this ruling the judge relied on definitions of “conception” and “fertilization” contained in the Illinois
implement bypass proceedings at that time.                                                                 Abortion Law. Those definitions had been enjoined in a series of ACLU cases. The judge failed to
                                                                                                           take these lawsuits and resulting injunctions into account in reaching his conclusion. The ACLU of
The Court denied the Attorney General’s request, but preserved the right of the State of Illinois          Illinois filed an amicus brief in the State Court of Appeals challenging the ruling of a district court.
to raise the request anew when the courts were ready. In March 2007 the Attorney General again             In September 2008, the Illinois Appellate Court First District agreed with the ACLU and reversed
sought the dissolution of the injunction, based on a statement from the Illinois Supreme Court that        the trial court. In September 2009, the Court granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss most of the
the Court now was willing to “presume, and therefore assert” that the Circuit Courts were ready to         counts.
implement the bypass. We filed a brief in response including information about the lack of readiness
in a number of jurisdictions across Illinois. The District Court again denied the State’s request.         CUMMINS vs. THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
                                                                                                           The ACLU represents a group of thirty physicians as amicus curiae in a case before the Seventh
In March 2008, the State of Illinois appealed the District Court’s decision to the Seventh Circuit Court   Circuit Court of Appeals challenging a previous State of Illinois policy excluding coverage of
of Appeals. In July 2009, the Seventh Circuit dissolved the injunction based on its conclusion that        contraceptives as part of the State’s insurance plan. The U.S. District Court, in a ruling counter
the newly passed procedural rules removed all federal constitutional deficiencies.                         to findings in many other courts and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, ruled
                                                                                                           that contraceptive coverage could be lawfully excluded from the state insurance plan. Our brief
                                                                                                           on behalf of the physicians’ group sets forth the importance of contraception as an essential
                                                                                                           component of women’s health care and as critical to the ability of women to play an equal role in
                                                                                                           professional, academic and social aspects of society. The case remains pending before the Seventh
                                                                                                           Circuit Court of Appeals, where we hope the District Court’s ruling will be reversed.
                     GAY & LE SBIAN/
                     FAMILY RIGHTS


KIRK vs. ARNOLD
Victoria Kirk and Karissa Rothkopf were denied their request to correct the gender on their birth
certificates by the Illinois Department of Vital Records, even though they have completed gender
reassignment steps, including medical treatment, to conform their bodies and their entire lives to
their female gender identity. Since 1961, Illinois has allowed transgender persons to change their
gender marker on their birth certificate after undergoing an operation to reassign their gender.
However, in recent years, the State of Illinois has made it much more difficult to correct this
gender marker. One change to its practice was a requirement that the surgeon who completes
gender confirmation surgery be licensed to practice medicine in the United States. This prevented
our clients – who sought treatment in Thailand for medical reasons – from correcting their birth
certificates. Our suit in state court asserted that the State violated the Vital Records Act, as well
as the equal protection, due process and privacy/autonomy rights guaranteed by the Illinois
Constitution. In April 2009, we amended the complaint to add another plaintiff, Riley Johnson,
who is challenging the state’s restrictive requirement that female-to-male transsexuals have
complicated genital surgery before their birth certificate can be changed. After the amended
complaint was filed, the State provided birth certificates with the correct gender listed for our clients.


FIELDS vs. RAEMISCH (FORMERLY SUNDSTROM V. FRANK)
We are working with the ACLU of Wisconsin, the National LGBT Rights Project and Lambda Legal
on behalf of two transgender prisoners in the custody of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections
(DOC) who are barred by statute from access to hormonal therapy treatment or sex reassignment
surgery. A federal court granted a motion for a preliminary injunction, and ordered the DOC to
restore our plaintiffs’ access to hormonal therapy. On three occasions since the original filing, we
have been compelled to add new plaintiffs who were threatened with having their treatment cut
off absent court intervention. A trial in this case was conducted in October 2007. In March 2010,
the court entered an order declaring the statute we challenged unconstitutional and blocking its
enforcement. A longer written decision followed in May 2010. The matter is now on appeal.
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FINANCIALS
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                                      19%         16%
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                                                                                         $2,835,645 TOTAL
                                                                            $848,447 FELLOWSHIPS AND OTHER INCOME
                                                               $25,495 ATTORNEY FEES AND RECOVERED EXPENSES
                                                  $451,126 SPECIAL EVENTS
                                     $538,993 FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTIONS
             REVENUE     $971,584 INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTIONS


             EXPENSES                                                       100%

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                                                                            $2,747,577 TOTAL
                                                               $302,509 DEVELOPMENT/FUNDRAISING
                                                  $162,657 GENERAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE
                                     $2,282,411 PROGRAM
                                                                                                                                                                       FOUNDATION &                                       Pond Family Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                       CORPORATE SUPPORT                                  The Pro Archia Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Public Interest Law Initiative
                                                                                                                                                                       AIDS Foundation of Chicago                         Rauner Family Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                       Anonymous (1)                                      The Rothman Family Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                       Baker & McKenzie LLP                               Schiff Hardin LLP
                                                                                                                                                                       Francis Beidler Foundation                         Sidley Austin LLP
                                                                                                                                                                       Best Portion Foundation                            Valorem Law Group
                                                                                                                                                                       Brown, Kaplan & Liss LLP                           Zell Family Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                       The Chicago Bar Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                       The Chicago Community Trust
                                                                                                                                                                       The Sophia Fund for Advocacy of the Chicago        INDIVIDUAL SUPPORTERS
                                                                                                                                                                         Foundation for Women

                                                                        OUR                                                                                            Community Shares of Illinois
                                                                                                                                                                       Conant Family Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          President’s Committee ($25,000+)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Anonymous (7)
                                                                                                                                                                       Cotsirilos Tighe & Streicker, Ltd.                 Heidi Dalenberg




                FOUNDATION
                                                                                                                                                                       Crown Family Philanthropies                        Brooks McCormick
                                                                                                                                                                       The Davee Foundation                               Janice Meister
                                                                                                                                                                       DIFFA Chicago                                      Leora and Mort Rosen
                                                                                                                                                                       Family Planning Associates Medical Group, Ltd.     Frances Sullivan
                                                                                                                                                                       Fiddlehead Cellars
                                                                                                                                                                       Field Foundation of Illinois                       Justice Committee


               & CORPORATE
                                                                                                                                                                       Foley & Lardner LLP                                ($10,000 - $24,999)
                                                                                                                                                                       Fredric Stein/photographer                         Anonymous (2)
                                                                                                                                                                       Walter and Karla Goldschmidt Foundation            Marc O. Beem and Susan Berkowitz
                                                                                                                                                                       Hamill Family Foundation                           Alan R. Brodie
                                                                                                                                                                       Hugh M. Hefner Foundation                          Michael and Anne Brody
                                                                                                                                                                       Hughes, Socol, Piers, Resnick & Dym, Ltd.




                 SUPPORT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fay Clayton and Lowell Sachnoff
                                                                                                                                                                       International Profit Associates Charities          Liam Connell
                                                                                                                                                                       ITW Foundation                                     Frona C. Daskal and William N. Weaver, Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                       Jenner & Block LLP                                 Stefan T. Edlis and Gael Neeson
                                                                                                                                                                       Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation                David B. Goroff and Jay Behel
                                                                                                                                                                       Kahn-Abeles Foundation                             Julie and Parker Hall
                                                                                                                                                                       Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP                         Harriet Hausman
                                                                                                                                                                       Kenneth and Harle G. Montgomery Foundation         International Profit Associates Charities/
                                                                                                                                                                       Kirkland Foundation                                   John Burgess
                                                                                                                                                                       Landau Family Foundation                           David C. Kleiman
                                                                                                                                                                       Latkin Family Foundation                           Laura Kofoid and David Ricci
                           DONOR LISTINGS REFLECT CONTRIBUTIONS                                                                                                        Libra Foundation                                   Paul Lehman and Ronna Stamm
                        RECEIVED BETWEEN APRIL 1, 2009 - MARCH 31, 2010                                                                                                Lifeboat Foundation                                Lew and Laurie Leibowitz
                                                                                                                                                                       Loevy & Loevy                                      Jill M. Metz and Karen Buckley
                                                                                                                                                                       Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation          Jerry Newton and David Weinberg
                                                                                                                                                                       Mayer Brown LLP                                    Mary Jo and James R. Potter
                                                                                                                                                                       McDermott, Will & Emery LLP                        Ann M. Rothschild
                                                                                                                                                                       Miller Shakman & Beem LLP                          David and Judith Sensibar
                                                                                                                                                                       Edward and Lucy R. Minor Family Foundation, Inc.   Dale Taylor
                                                                                                                                                                       Mitchell & Titus LLP                               Bobette Zacharias
                                                                                                                                                                       Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
                                                                                                                                                                       Nierman Family Fund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Liberty Council ($5,000 - $9,999)
                                                                                                                                                                       The New Prospect Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Anonymous (4)
                                                                                                                                                                       The Northern Trust Company
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          William T. Barker and June Robinson
                                                                                                                                                                       The Playboy Foundation
The ACLU of Illinois regrets any errors, omissions or misspellings on these lists. We greatly appreciate the contributions of each of our supporters and sustainers.                                                      Sheldon Baskin and Judy Wise
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Judy and Bill Cottle                     Marina Santini and Martin Chavez               Lynn Hepler                                           Kevin Acosta
Ruth Dunbar Davee                        Rose L. Shure                                  Saul G. Herrera                                       Henry Adamowicz
David G. Edelstein and Jennie Berkson    Sherwin J. Stone                               Richard and Joyce Hirsch                              Donald L. Anderson
David Ferster                            Mary Stowell and Jim Streicker                 Cynthia Lee Jenner                                    Stuart H. Anderson
Lynn Frackman and Thomas R. Meites       K.T. Sullivan and Chris Bing                   Jay and Patti Kouba                                   Beth L. Armsey
Robert W. Fulk                           Ellen and Harvey Wineberg                      Rosemary Krimbel and John Garton                      Frederick R. Ball and Karen J. Triebe
Oliver Gugenheim                         Donald M. Young                                Michael A. Leppen                                     Edgar and Barbara Ballard
Monique Hanson                                                                          James Lichtenstein                                    Sandra L. Bartky
Jennifer Kendler                         Freedom Council ($1,200 - $2,999)              Lloyd R. Loback                                       Charles and Marsha Becker
Kelly Kleiman                            Anonymous (3)                                  Elinor and Maynard Marks Family Fund                  Cherie Beckman
Diane F. Klotnia                         Floyd Abramson                                 Peter O. Mazur                                        Marc O. Beem
David Lambert                            Stuart H. Anderson                             Robert and Margaret McCamant                          Nancy S. Bishop
Elliot and Frances Lehman                Robyn Barnett and Scott Wood                   Donald Metivier                                       L. Roxane Bloomfield
Marcia and Joseph Liss                   Brian J. Barrido                               Lou and Jay Miller                                    Paul and Dorothy Bloyd
Marcena W. and Norris Love               Delvin Beimfohr                                Paula J. Morency and Paul Dengel                      Paul Blumberg
Linda and E. Curtis Matthews             Kenneth Belcher and Sandra Ihm                 Kathleen Musker                                       Mary Borke
Martin Meyer                             Ellen J. Benjamin and Frederick N. Bates       E. Oldfield                                           Marcia Brice
Kerry A. Miller and Nina C. Kavin        Nancy S. Bishop                                Esther Patt                                           James H. and Karin J. Bull
Missy and Roger Pascal                   Philip Bornhofen                               Richard and Susan Peterson                            Scott G. Burgh
Barbara Hirsch Pekow                     Timothy Boudreau                               Rob and Michelle Popkey                               LeRoy Carlson
Earl Perlow and Grant Kaufman            Mary E. Brandon                                Carolyn O. Poplett                                    Velaine Carnall
Alicia and Peter Pond                    Lorie A. Chaiten and Harold C. Hirshman        Richard and Marion Prins                              Margaret Wiley Carr
Anthony R. Rosso                         Grace Chan and Tom McKibben                    Michael V. Raffety                                    John E. Clay
William Rowe                             Henry T. Chandler Jr.                          Zachariah Reed                                        Fay Clayton and Lowell Sachnoff
Robert C. Sash                           Howard and Doris Conant                        Sam Reed                                              Christina and Michael Collins
Jeffrey and Hope Sheffield               Hon. Barbara Flynn Currie                      William and Eleanor Revelle                           Milton Colman
Miles Taub and Susan Goldschmidt         Bertha DePriest                                Linda Ringsby and Richard Grant                       Michael C. Cook
                                         David B. Digel and Charles L. Thorne           Kathleen Roseborough and Alfred Lipton                Dr. David and Suzanne Cooley
Constitution Council ($3,000 - $4,999)   Marshall and Rivia B. Domash                   June Rosner                                           Terry Cosgrove
Anonymous (2)                            Bernard P. Donnelly                            Charles and Louise Saltzman                           Heidi Dalenberg
Christine Abbeduto and Kate Dolan        John Doolen                                    Debra E. Shore and Kathleen M. Gillespie              Mary and Mark D’Angelo
David R. Buchanan and Lacinda Hummel     Margaret Eisendrath                            Anita K. and Prabhakant Sinha                         Cullom and Anne Davis
Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum            Gary M. Elden and Phyllis Mandler              Peggy Slater                                          Gordon R. Denboer
Joseph A. Cancila Jr.                    Richard P. Ellerbrake                          Benjamin Smith-Donald                                 Marshall and Rivia B. Domash
Barry P. Chapin and Gretchen E. Fisher   Dr. Missy Fleming and Mr. Jack L. Block        Donna M. and Thomas H. Stone                          Ms. Nan M. Drummond
Dave and Pam Danzig                      Craig Freedman and Grace Tsao-Wu               Robert and Marilyn Sutherland                         Stefan T. Edlis and Gael Neeson
Muriel S. Friedman Trust                 Aviva Futorian                                 Laura Tucker and Peter Giangreco                      Arthur and Rochelle Elstein
Harold Gray                              Judy and Malcolm Gaynor                        Shyni Varghese and Peter Rauske                       R. E. Engelen
Vinni M. Hall                            Rabbi Gary S. Gerson and Dr. Carol R. Gerson   Richard F. Watt                                       Austin Evans
Joel L. Handelman and Sarah R. Wolff     William J. Gibbons                             Barry and Janie Winkler                               John Everingham
Curtis Heaston                           Sharon B. Glazer and Howard E. Kane            Steven Wohl and Deborah Cotton                        Barbara Fanta
Babette Joseph                           Richard A. B. Gleiner                          Jonathan S. Wolf                                      Kathleen Flynn and Ed Koziboski
Ruth Krugly and Darryl Davidson          Prof. Stephen B. Goldberg                      Michael and Mary Woolever                             Ms. Shirley Garland
Scott and Elizabeth Lassar               Robert Goldstein                               Theodore M. Wynnychenko                               David Gassman
Lois J. Lipton and R. Peter Carey        David Graham and Elizabeth Bassel              Azade C. Yedidag                                      Richard Gibbons
Dick and Debra O’Brien                   Robert and Janet Graham                        Dr. David M. Yeh                                      Steven R. and Anne Gilford
Hiram and Jean Paley                     Daniel and Andrea Green                                                                              Lyle Gillman
Vera Pless                               Rev. Larry L. and Barbara J. Greenfield        DeSilver Society                                      Richard A. B. Gleiner
Stanley and Judith Pollock               Harvey Grossman and Nancy Isaac                Thanks to the following civil libertarians who show   Paul Glickman and Susan Marcus
Drs. Louis and Lya Dym Rosenblum         Madeline Halperin-Robinson and                 their commitment to preserving our freedoms for       Celia and Lou Gody
Bette Rosenstein and John Brix             Aaron Feinstein                              future generations by including a gift to the RBF/    Daniel R. Gorman
Esther Saks                              John F. Hartray, Jr.                           ACLU in their estate plans.                           Robert J. Gorman
Natalie Saltiel                          Jason Heeney                                   Anonymous (19)                                        Kenneth A. Goudreau
Susan Gries                                 Nancy O’Malley
Franklyn and Louise Haiman                  Jeannie Owen
Dallas F Halvorsen                          William B. Palm
Bob Hart                                    Carmen B. Pappas
John F. Hartray, Jr.                        Louis and Edna Pardo
John Hayward                                Dr. Gilda Parrella
Susan Heaton                                Missy and Roger Pascal
F. Thomas Hecht and Jane Burwell            Esther Patt
Wendy Heller                                David R. Persichini
Steven D. Henriksen                         Janet Peters
Ronna J. Hoffberg                           David Phillips
David R. Hull
Philip Hult
                                            William Phillips
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                                                                                     BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kay Jambois                                 Lenore Spear Reif
Dr. Reid James                              Frederic M. Rizzo
Ruthanne G. Johnson                         Sally Robinson
Samuel Johnson                              Kathleen Roseborough and Alfred Lipton
Howard Kaspin                               Leora and Mort Rosen




                                                                                           STAFF
Howard R. Katz                              Bette Rosenstein and John Brix
Ann Kavanaugh                               Ann Rothschild
Diane F. Klotnia                            Irene P. Rundblom
Robert S. Kollman                           Yoa Sachs
Nancy Kosobud                               Natalie Saltiel



                                                                                        COOPERATING
Edward J. Kotrich, Jr.                      Charles and Louise Saltzman
Stuart L. Laird                             Bina Sanghavi
Jennifer Minor Lansing and Joseph Lansing   Charles Schroeder
Martin Larson                               Laurence E. Seits
Norman W. Lathrop                           Ann Siegel



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Marcia E. Lazar                             Lester K. Smith
Paul and Eileen Lefort                      Richard S. Stein
Professor Charles Leonhard                  Laurence Stern
Lois J. Lipton                              Jane Stone




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Daniel S. Lowman                            Victor J. Stone
Paul A. Lutter                              Deborah Strauss
Richard and Georgia K. Lyman                K.T. Sullivan and Chris Bing
Patrick Maher                               Mr. Marlowe D. Thorne
Sheldon H. Marcus                           Dorothy Truesdell
Daniel and Linda Marquardt                  Anita Wait
David and Sandra Matteson                   Ruth Walker
Andrew B McAllister                         Althea and Chaga Walton
Brooks McCormick                            Richard F. Watt
Paul McWilliams                             Irene Weiner
Ms. Margery Melgaard                        Jane White
Jill M. Metz and Karen Buckley              Margaret Wiley-Carr
David and Patricia Meyer                    Chris Williams and Susan Dykes
Jay A. Miller                               Howell Wilson
Kathleen Ann Miller                         Jeffrey Wilson
John and Betty Moore                        Marty Wine
Mark Morkovin                               Harvey Wineberg
Lola Mugalian                               Robert Wollmann
Lynn E. Nelson                              Victor and Iris Yipp
James and Corrine Nieburger                 Sidney and Rosemary Zwick
Dennis Norling
Bob Ollis
BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2010    Marina Santini                                        Edwin C. Yohnka                                  COOPERATING ATTORNEYS
                           Robert Sash                                           Director of Communications & Public Policy       We wish to acknowledge the following pro bono
President                  Jeff Shuck                                                                                             attorneys, who provide their time, energy and
Jill M. Metz*              K Sujata*                                             Ofelia Casillas                                  substantial legal skills in protecting and expanding
                           Phillip Thomas                                        Deputy Director of Communications &              civil liberties.
Vice Presidents            Shyni R. Varghese                                       Foundation Relations
                           William N. Weaver, Jr.*                                                                                Andrea G. Bacon
Marc O. Beem*
                           Steven Wohl                                           Allie Carter                                     Chapman and Cutler LLP
Heidi Dalenberg*
                                                                                 Senior Field Manager
David Goroff*
                                                                                                                                  Jonathan K. Baum
Monique Hanson*
Harriet Hausman*           Honorary Directors                                    Althea Walton                                    Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
                           Franklyn Haiman                                       Finance Director
Clifford P. Kelley*
                           Jay A. Miller                                                                                          Marc O. Beem
Diane F. Klotnia*
                           Alexander Polikoff                                    Sylvia Bridges                                   Miller, Shakman & Beem LLP
                                                                                 Office Manager
General Counsel
                           *Denotes member of the Governing Committee of                                                          Alexandra K. Block
Richard J. O’Brien*
                           the Roger Baldwin Foundation of the American Civil    Cristen Adams                                    Miller, Shakman & Beem LLP
Roger Pascal*
                           Liberties Union of Illinois, Inc. The Roger Baldwin   Administrative Assistant
                           Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization, is incorporated                                                    Michael L. Brody
Treasurer                  separately from the ACLU, a 501(c)4 organization                                                       Winston & Strawn LLP
Kerry A. Miller*
                           under the Internal Revenue Code. The phrase RBF/      LEGAL STAFF
                           ACLU used throughout this report reflects the work                                                     Michael T. Brody
Executive Director         of the Roger Baldwin Foundation.                      Harvey M. Grossman                               Jenner & Block LLP
Colleen K. Connell                                                               Legal Director
                                                                                                                                  James Carlson
                                                                                 Benjamin S. Wolf                                 Ungaretti & Harris LLP
                           STAFF
Directors                                                                        Associate Legal Director
Frank Baiocchi                                                                   Director, Institutionalized Persons Project      Aaron S. Chait
                           Colleen K. Connell
Nancy S. Bishop                                                                  Director, Children’s Initiative                  Mayer Brown LLP
                           Executive Director
Michael Brody
Grace Chan                                                                       Lorie A. Chaiten                                 Patrick Croke
                           K.T. Sullivan
Henry T. Chandler, Jr.                                                           Director, Reproductive Rights Project            Sidley Austin LLP
                           Associate Director
Adam Cox
Barbara Flynn Currie                                                             John A. Knight                                   Everett Cygal
                           Mary Dixon
Julie Fenton                                                                     Director, LGBT/AIDS Project                      Schiff Hardin LLP
                           Legislative Director
Rebecca Gilman
Richard A. Gleiner                                                               Barbara P. O’Toole, Adam Schwartz, Gail Waller   Heidi Dalenberg
                           Khadine Bennett
Rev. Larry L. Greenfield                                                         Senior Staff Counsel                             Schiff Hardin LLP
                           Legislative Counsel
Vinni M. Hall
Ronna J. Hoffberg                                                                Leah Bartelt                                     Lindsey Evans
                           Marcia A. Liss
Laura Kofoid*                                                                    Reproductive Rights Staff Counsel                Schiff Hardin LLP
                           Development Director
Ruth Krugly
Scott Lassar                                                                     Ari Cohen, Catherine Itaya, Karen Sheley,        Frank J. Farig, Jr.
                           Maureen Loughnane
Lois J. Lipton*                                                                  Krista Stone-Manista, Lori Turner                Sidley Austin LLP
                           Development Officer
Janice Meister                                                                   Staff Counsel
Robert Murphy, MD                                                                                                                 Daniel M. Feeney
                           Trisa Kern
Miguel Noyola                                                                    Ray Hughes, Logan Turner                         Miller, Shakman & Beem LLP
                           Associate Development Director
Monica Peek                                                                      Legal Assistants
Morton Rosen*                                                                                                                     Edward W. Feldman
                           Jesse Larson
Lya Dym Rosenblum                                                                                                                 Miller, Shakman & Beem LLP
                           Development Associate
Ann Rothschild
Zachary J. Freeman                      Colby Kingsbury                         Kathleen L. Roach            ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Miller, Shakman & Beem LLP              Baker & Daniels                         Sidley Austin LLP
                                                                                                             Ronald Miller, Chair
Linda R. Friedlieb                      Diane F. Klotnia                        Joseph M. Russell            Brian J. Barrido
Sidley Austin LLP                       Miller Shakman & Beem LLP               Kirkland & Ellis LLP         Jonathan Baum
                                                                                                             Robert Bennett
Thomas F. Geraghty                      Constantine Koutsoubas                  Ronald S. Safer              Theodore Berger
Northwestern University School of Law   Sidley Austin LLP                       Schiff Hardin LLP            Timuel Black
                                                                                                             John Clay
Sheila Gogate                           Joshua D. Lee                           Steve Sanders                Fay Clayton
Sidley Austin LLP                       Schiff Hardin LLP                       Mayer Brown LLP              Cathy Cohen
                                                                                                             Leslie Davis
David B. Goroff                         Joanne Lee                              Jeffrey W. Sarles            Ellen E. Douglass
Foley and Lardner LLP                   Foley and Lardner LLP                   Mayer Brown LLP              Cathy Fazio
                                                                                                             Judy Gaynor
David F. Graham                         Joshua Mahoney                          Anthony V. Sexton            Gary Gerson
Sidley Austin LLP                       Kirkland & Ellis LLP                    Mayer Brown LLP              Steven R. Gilford
                                                                                                             Ethel Gingold
James Hart                              Geeta Malhotra                          Tiffani C. Siegel            David Graham
Mayer Brown LLP                         Sidley Austin LLP                       Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP   Robert Graham
                                                                                                             David Hacker
F. Thomas Hecht                         Angela Marston                          Kristen W. Silverman         Parker Hall
Ungaretti & Harris LLP                  Kirkland & Ellis LLP                    Mayer Brown LLP              F. Thomas Hecht
                                                                                                             Christie Hefner
Lawrence H. Heftman                     Jill M. Metz                            Margaret P. Simpson          Howard Helsinger
Schiff Hardin LLP                       Jill Metz and Associates                Jenner & Block LLP           Joel F. Henning
                                                                                                             Babette Joseph
Gretchen Helfrich                       Rachel Niewoehner                       Adam R. Sorkin               Lawrence E. Kennon
Mayer Brown LLP                         Sidley Austin LLP                       Schiff Hardin LLP            David J. Krupp
                                                                                                             Jennifer Lansing
Harold C. Hirshman                      Richard J. O’Brien                      Thomas Staunton              Elliot Lehman
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP       Sidley Austin LLP                       Miller, Shakman & Beem LLP   Judge George Leighton
                                                                                                             Robert B. Lifton
Robert N. Hochman                       Kyle A. Palazzolo                       Charla Y. Strong             Bradley Lippitz
Sidley Austin LLP                       Jenner & Block LLP                      Foley and Lardner LLP        Trinita Logue
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James D. Holzhauer                      Roger Pascal                            Mathew D. Taskin             George R. McCoy
Mayer Brown LLP                         Schiff Hardin LLP                       Sidley Austin LLP            Dawn Clark Netsch
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David B. Johnson                        Alyx S. Pattison                        Constantine L. Trela         Seymour H. Persky
Sidley Austin LLP                       Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP              Sidley Austin LLP            Mary Jo Potter
                                                                                                             Richard Prins
Nick Kahlon                             Roger J. Perlstadt                      Donna M. Welch               Susan Pritzker
Schiff Hardin LLP                       Miller Shakman & Beem LLP               Kirkland & Ellis LLP         John C. Roberts
                                                                                                             June Rosner
Renee C. Kelley                         Michael Philippi                        J. Randal Wexler             Michael C. Rothman
Schiff Hardin LLP                       Ungaretti & Harris LLP                  Sidley Austin LLP            Lowell Sachnoff
                                                                                                             Bruce Sagan
Paula M. Ketcham                        Matthew J. Piers                                                     Esther Saks
Schiff Hardin LLP                       Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym Ltd.                                Natalie Saltiel
                                                                                                             Barbara Hodes Schimberg
Michael P. Seng                               VOLUNTEERS               Damon Lucero
Jeffrey Shaman                                Christopher Adams        Nathan Luecking
Margaret Sondler                              Elisa Ayarza             Sherman Marek
Geoffrey Stone                                Megan Beesley            Jennifer Mason
Randolph Stone                                Charles Benson           Margalit Matso
Victor J. Stone                               Becky Bielinski          Elizabeth McIlhany
David Stulberg                                Janet Branson            Lettie McSpadden
Jann Dragovich-Stulberg                       James Bridges            Matthew Mrozinski
James Tomes                                   Alexandra Broda          Patrick O’Hara
Bowen Tucker                                  Karin Bull               Jenay Olson
Robert Tucker                                 James Bull               Nancy O’Malley
Richard F. Watt                               Scott Burgh              Angela Perkins
Louis A. Weiss                                Kelsey Chetosky          Loretta Phillips
Cleo F. Wilson                                Warren Chetosky          Matt Pikor
Wallace C. Winter                             Kristen Coates           Amanda Porter
Quentin D. Young                              David Cosejo             Sheila Reilly
Bobette Zacharias                             Ellen Cotter             Dylan Rice
                                              Latoya Cross             Gabrielle Ringquist
                                              Bryan Deutsch            Harriet Rose
VOLUNTEERS                                    Charles Deutsch          David Rubin
Thank you to these dedicated volunteers who   Edward Dwyer             Jim Rhyne
provide essential support to our programs.    Marilyn Eisenberg        Jonathan Sabo
                                              Jose Encarnacion         Deena Sanceda
LEGAL FELLOWS & INTERNS                       Jamie Ewing              Yvonne Slosarski
Hagar Dickman                                 Cassidy Falik            Julia Sportolari
Kathryn Hansel                                Richard Fobes            Alison Stanton
Payal Keshvani                                Lynn Foreman             Gillian Sullivan-Bing
Christine Kim                                 Nathan Fry               William Szabo
Louis Klapp                                   Jessica Galant           Cecila Torres
Shareese Pryor                                Robert Gallie            Joseph Tully
Marc Zemel                                    Su Gould                 Jenni Tzanetopoulos
                                              Eileen Guardalabeal      Susan Volbrecht
LEGAL VOLUNTEERS                              Sandy Gustafson          Emily Warnick
Nour Bahrani                                  Dionysius Hall           Dave Waycie
Ruth Belzer                                   Laura Hamilton-Gilbert   Lauren Weinberg
Gwendolyn Coleman                             Ellen Harrow             Ella White
Susana Kim                                    Dawn Herrera Terry       Elizabeth Wilson
Patricia Kouba                                Jenny Inzerillo          Whitney Woodward
Katherine Lin                                 Martha Jantho            Mac-Z Zurawski
Darren Price                                  Marta Juaniza
Nancy Rosen                                   Georgia Karageorge
Ann Rothschild                                Lara Kattan
                                              Jennifer Kerbs
INTERNS                                       Ryan Kilpatrick
Joshua Braude                                 Kelly Kleiman
Ellyn Fortino                                 Alex Konik
Raven Macon                                   Paul Konkoly
Claire A. Vinyard                             Gina Lawrence
                                              Eva Lerner
                                              Barry Love
                                              Julie Lovenbury
   THANK YOU
The ACLU of Illinois wishes to express our deep appreciation to all
the individuals who have contributed their resources, their time, their
talent and their shared commitment to civil liberties over the past year.
Without your contributions, we could not serve the more than 100,000
clients across Illinois whose dignity and rights are protected because
of your commitment. We also express our gratitude to all those who
assisted us in producing this report – it is an exemplary product to
honor the proud work that we undertake.


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