"Unexpected Justice: The Rise of John Paul Stevens," is a documentary about the historic 1969 investigation of a bribery scandal in the Illinois Supreme Court. The investigation, led by then-attorney John Paul Stevens, was a remarkable chapter in the history of the Chicago bar and was a catalyst for Stevens' judicial career.
The film will be broadcast on WTTW, the PBS station in Chicago, on Friday, September 18th at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, September 20th at 5:30 pm.
The ALA thanks Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP, which generously funded the "Illinois Justice" Documentary Film Project.
To view a short clip of the film, click here.