Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mara S. Georges, Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, Chicago (Lawrence Rosenthal, Benna Ruth Solomon, Joseph H. Kim, of counsel), for Appellant.
Rita A. Fry, Public Defender of Cook County, Chicago (James N. Perlman, of counsel), for Appellees.
Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Fifth Division.
Justice GREIMAN delivered the opinion of the court:
William Powell stood on a Chicago street corner yelling "blows." In this case of first impression, the City of Chicago (City), in its amended complaint against Powell, alleges that he "committed the offense of soliciting unlawful business in that he was observed shouting blows, a common term for heroin, on the public way at the above address for the purpose of soliciting unlawful business." See Chicago Municipal...
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