Oh Good Lord
- A class action lawsuit will be filed tomorrow against the City of Chicago, Mayor Richard Daley, and various police officers.
Chicago police officers have been arresting and ticketing thousands of innocent civilians for violating the cell phone ban (which prohibits using a cell phone while driving) to the tune of millions of dollars accrued to City coffers, under a law that has never been properly enacted.
The law (625 ILCS 5/11207) requires the City to put up signs to inform drivers that they may not speak on their cell phone while they are driving. There are no signs. The City has certified that it has failed to put up signs. Therefore, every single arrest in this regard has been illegal. All money received by the City through tickets that its officers have issued has been illegally secured.
We're just wondering where does the line start? That budget hole is about to get a whole bunch bigger. Anyone know if this lawyer feels like taking on the red light cameras that have been ruled illegal in just about every single state where the citizens challenge them?