Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission reviews claims cases
Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission met Jan. 18.
The Commission shall have the following duties and powers: (1) To establish the criteria and screening process to be used to determine which cases shall be accepted for review. (2) To conduct inquiries into claims of torture with priority to be given to those cases in which the convicted person is currently incarcerated solely for the crime to which he or she claims torture by Jon Burge or officers under his command, or both. (3) To coordinate the investigation of cases accepted for review. (4) To maintain records for all case investigations. (5) To prepare written reports outlining Commission investigations and recommendations to the trial court at the completion of each inquiry. (6) To apply for and accept any funds that may become available for the Commission's work from government grants, private gifts, donations, or bequests from any source.
Here is the agenda as provided by Illinois:
STATE OF ILLINOIS
TORTURE INQUIRY AND RELIEF COMMISSION SPECIAL MEETING
Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph St., 9-040
NOTICE: Both open and closed sessions of the meeting of the Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission are audio recorded.
I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes from November 16, 2016 and November 30, 2016
III. Executive Director’s Report
1) Day, Arnold (2011.095-D)
2) Deloney, Javan (2011.045-D)
3) Nash, Gregory (2013.168-N)
V. Resolution to thank departing Commissioners Paul Roldan and Rob Warden and
Alternate Commissioner Doris Green
VII. Public Comment