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Chicago aldermen request review of City Hall lawyers

Several Chicago aldermen want the federal government to follow its report on the city's police department with a review of City Hall lawyers.

The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2jWZ02e) reports the aldermen recently sent a letter to the Justice Department asking for a review of Chicago Law Department practices. Law department lawyers represent officers accused of wrongdoing in civil cases.

A Justice Department report released last week found civil-rights violations by Chicago police, including use of excessive force and a "pervasive cover-up culture."

Alderman Roderick Sawyer is among those calling for a review. He says a cover-up culture extends to city...

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