Lawsuit: 39 Years of Police Cover-up Sent Man to Prison

Todd County, Kentucky and Kentucky State Troopers Falsified Evidence, Withheld Exonerating Evidence To Frame Norman Graham BOWLING GREEN, KY – Attorneys for 74-year-old Clarksville, TN resident Norman Graham today filed suit in federal court here challenging nearly four decades of law enforcement harassment and arrests without probable cause that eventually sent him to prison for… Read More

Wrongfully Convicted Woman Sues Corrupt Louisville Officers Who Framed Her for Murder

Johnetta Carr

Louisville woman framed for murder and locked up at age 16 sues police after recent exoneration LOUISVILLE, KY – This morning Louisville resident Johnetta Carr sued seven current and former Louisville Metro Police Department officers in federal court for framing her for a murder she did not commit. The detectives are accused of coercing witnesses,… Read More

Family Agrees to Record Settlement in Sylville Smith Police Shooting Case

MILWAUKEE – Late yesterday the family of Sylville K. Smith, a young man and father fatally shot by former police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown August 13, 2016, finalized a record $4 million settlement with the City of Milwaukee. It is the largest pre-trial settlement of a police shooting case in Milwaukee and Wisconsin history. In addition… Read More

Making Every Vote Count

We’re proud to be helping represent 1199 SEIU in their determination to make sure that ALL ballots are delivered on time to the election authorities! Thanks are also due to our colleagues working on this fight to defend the right vote at the Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center, Cornish Hernandez Gonzalez, and Jenner &… Read More

Man Sues State’s Attorney Karen Donnelly and Ottawa Police Department Officers Who Tried to Frame Him

Kenneth Cusick Maliciously Prosecuted For Supposedly Causing His Wife’s Death OTTAWA, IL – Kenneth Cusick, whose investigation and prosecution for the supposed murder of his then-wife dragged out for over a decade, today filed a federal lawsuit against LaSalle County State’s Attorney Karen Donnelly, Ottawa Police Captain Dave Gualandri, Former LaSalle County Coroner Jody Bernard, … Read More

U.S. Postmaster General Sued by 1199SEIU Over Illegal Policies That Threaten to Disenfranchise Tens of Thousands of Floridians

Lawsuit explains how DeJoy’s policies specifically threaten voters in the swing state FLORIDA – Today, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East (1199SEIU) filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Postmaster General and the United States Postal Service (USPS) over recently implemented policies to effectively disenfranchise tens of thousands of Florida voters. “As we look ahead to November… Read More

Gross Police Misconduct Put Him Behind Bars for 36 Years.

Now He’s Suing the Cops Who Framed Him. Frederick Weichel was one of the nation’s longest, wrongfully imprisoned people BOSTON, MA – After more than 36 years in prison for a crime he didn’t do, today Frederick Weichel sued the Town of Braintree, MA, Boston and Massachusetts State police who “deliberately and intentionally framed [him]… Read More

One of the Nation’s Longest Wrongfully Imprisoned Men Sues Cops Who Framed Him

Paul Lewis Browning released after 32 years wrongful imprisonment

Paul Lewis Browning, Finally Released Last August, Spent Three Decades on Nevada’s Death Row LAS VEGAS, NV – After 32 years of wrongful imprisonment, most of it on death row, Paul Lewis Browning yesterday sued Las Vegas police who framed him for a 1985 murder-robbery on the city’s strip. Browning was traveling to the East… Read More

Activists, Legal Workers, and Journalists File Federal Lawsuit to Stop Portland-Style Attacks On Civil Rights in Chicago

Live stream of today’s press conference by activists, public officialsand attorneys can be found here:  https://bit.ly/30K0zTW CHICAGO – A broad coalition of #BlackLivesMatter organizations, legal workers, and journalists teamed up with a consortium of civil rights lawyers today to file a federal civil rights lawsuit to restrain President Trump’s promised surge of federal law enforcement… Read More