Section Newsletter Articles on Hate Crimes

Hate crime enforcement by private attorney civil action By Richard L. Hutchison Human Rights, December 2002 Hate crime offenses are enforced by criminal prosecutions. In the absence of or in addition to criminal prosecutions, the Illinois Hate Crime Statute (720 ILCS 5/12-7.1) authorizes private civil actions brought by the victim.
Hate (thought?) crimes By James Stern Human Rights, August 1999 Clarence Darrow said: "There is no such crime as a crime of thought; there are only crimes of action."