A law was being broken, and we knew it. Yet, we were met with more than a month of responsibility ping-pong from the powers that be. The law in question is to protect the information of child sex assault victims. We believed we shouldn't have access to it, and we were right. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.

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Private Information Of Child Sex Crime Victims Was Illegally Made Public In Cook County Court RecordsA law was being broken, and we knew it. Yet, we were met with more than a month of responsibility ping-pong from the powers that be. The law in question is to protect the information of child sex assault victims. We believed we shouldn't have access to it, and we were right. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
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