In tribute to his 25 years of giving, teaching silk-screening and computers at no charge to anyone, and inspiring so many with the non-profit he founded, Uptown Multicultural Arts Center (UM-CAC) as non-paid, volunteer Exec. Director;, being held on a 2K bond for Class 1 Felony Eavesdropping for selling art for $1 on State Street, Chicago for 2.5 years; for his loyalty and dedication to street artists everywhere.
Victory with Judge Sachs ruling that the Illinois Eavesdropping Law was Unconstitutional , based on “wholly innocent conduct” on March 2, 2012, But as Chris said, it is not over yet. His pro-bono attorney, Josh Kutnick continues with the challenge. Additional support by Mark Wienberg, his original attorney in the case.
Currently, the case has been appealed by the State’s Attorney, Anita Alvarez and is now in the Appellate Court. in Springfield. . The challenge is now passed on to others to continue this fight. Chris gave his all and made a major impact with his.fight for 1st Amendment Rights for everyone.
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