Placement of punctuation in state constitution clause allowed protester arrests

Update: A comment from a Chicago Law Department spokesperson was added to the second to last paragraph.SPRINGFIELD — In a case of first impression, the state’s top court had a comma conundrum.Specifically, it was a comma in the first part of the state constitution between “the right to assemble in a peaceable manner” and “to consult for the common good.”Historically the two clauses had …

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