Olivia Stovicek

Olivia Stovicek
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Olivia Stovicek is a reporting fellow at Injustice Watch.
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Absence of Eviction Court Recordings Leaves Tenants Vulnerable

In a court division where a family can lose their home after a two-minute trial and only 12 percent of tenants have lawyers, Cook County's lack of eviction court transcripts—with no court reporters or digital recording equipment since 2004—has serious repercussions for tenants.