In December of 2011 Jacques Rivera was released from prison after spending 21 years behind bars for a murder he did not commit. Two years later, Jacques is talking to WBEZ’s Alison Flowers about his life after freedom. There are small luxuries in Jacques’s new life, such as the French Vanilla coffee he drinks out of a red Disney… Read More
Coverage of sexual assault by Milwaukee cops speak out as they file suit in federal court. Coverage by Milwaukee’s ABC affiliate can be seen here: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10201290617084648&set=vb.204488039576862&type=2&theater#sthash.N64i92s8.dpuf
The Virginia Attorney General has asked the Court of Appeals to exonerate a man wrongfully convicted of sexual assault, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Johnathan Montgomery spent four years in prison based solely on the testimony of his accuser, Elizabeth Paige Coast, a former neighbor who claimed Montgomery assaulted her when she was 10 and he… Read More
Topping years of scandal over illegal and often painful rectal “searches” by Milwaukee police officers who eventually were charged with criminal conduct, this morning victims of the misconduct filed suit in federal court against the City, and eight current and former officers. At noon today, two of the four plaintiffs in the new suit –… Read More
For immediate release (1/18/2013) Loevy & Loevy Client Ray Fox Receives $12 Million Federal Jury Verdict for Injuries Suffered in Prison After deliberating for two hours, a federal court jury today awarded $11 million in compensatory damages and $1 million in punitive damages to Raymond Fox, a former prisoner at Illinois’s Stateville Correctional Center. In… Read More
After being wrongfully convicted of murder, Juan Johnson sued the City of Chicago and police officer Reynaldo Guevara. After a trial, a federal jury awarded Juan Johnson $21 million. Juan Johnson claimed that detective Guevara framed Johnson for a brutal murder he did not commit, for which Johnson served 11½ years in prison.