Judge Sam Betar has served as a judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County since May 1998. Judge Betar, his father (the late Samuel J. Betar, Jr.) and brother (Hon. Michael B. Betar, Circuit Court of Lake County) are three of ten founding members of the Arab American Bar Association […]

Sam Betar Fundraiser

The Trump administration likely overstepped its bounds when it tried to cut off federal grant money from so-called sanctuary cities, a federal appeals court held Thursday. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals did not rule on the merits of the arguments the city of Chicago raised against the bid […]

Feds’ cutoff of sanctuary cities stalled