Police Officer Sued for Shooting Dead an Unarmed Man in a Mental Health Crisis

Suburban Houston police department has a history of excessive violence LEAGUE CITY, TX – The family of Matthew Krupar sued this city and one of its police officers in federal court today over the officer’s December 2019 shooting death of Krupar caught on a neighbor’s security camera [2] [3]. Krupar, 31, was unarmed in front… Read More

Jonathan Irons Sues Police Officers Who Framed Him at Age 16

Irons is an innocent man who spent more than 23 years in prison after police fabricated evidence, lied under oath at trial, and suppressed evidence pointing to the real perpetrator St. Louis—More than two decades after he was wrongly imprisoned, Jonathan Irons filed a federal civil rights lawsuit this week against the officers of the… Read More

Good Samaritan’s Family Sues Cicero For Violating Privacy and Slandering Deceased

Suit alleges photographs of dying man used in false story that he was a rioter who deserved what he got CICERO, IL – A retired Cicero Fire Department (CFD) Lieutenant and two CFD paramedics were sued in federal court today for their roles in photographing and slandering a man as he lay dying in their… Read More

Man Sues Chicago Cops Who Framed Him for Murder at Age 17

After notorious Chicago Police detective Kriston Kato faked evidence, Bernard Williams spent 23 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit CHICAGO – Bernard Williams was a 17-year-old student at what is now Near North Career Metropolitan High School, working in his family’s store, when Chicago police conspired to send him to prison for… Read More

Framed for Murder at Age 16, Man Sues Police Who Set Him Up

Ian Simmers spent nearly 23 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit SEATTLE, WA – A Kent man today sued Bothell, WA and King County and several of their police officers in federal court for illegally coercing a false murder confession out of him in 1995 when was 16-years-old. That and other false… Read More

Cops Hit with Federal Lawsuit for Falsifying Evidence to Arrest Man for Murder

Joao Monteiro

PROVIDENCE, RI – Four Pawtucket cops and a Department of Health official are accused of falsifying DNA and other evidence that led to the false arrest of an immigrant father of four for a decades-old murder of a ten-year-old girl, according to a federal lawsuit filed here today. City of Pawtucket police officers Susan Cormier,… Read More

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