Jon Burge Torture Survivor Sues Daley, Top Cops and Prosecutors

Jackie Wilson lost 36 years of his life due to brutal & corrupt cops says new federal suit CHICAGO – A four-decade saga of police rampage, torture, cover-up and perjury reached a new chapter this morning when one of Chicago’s most prominent police torture survivors, Jackie Wilson, sued former Mayor Richard M. Daley and a… Read More

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

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

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

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

Falsely Accused of a Murder That Shook Up Small Town, Man Sues Those Who Framed Him

Nicholas McGuffin being released from prison. Photo courtesy of Nicholas McGuffin.

Police fabricated evidence and the lab hid exculpatory DNA, sending Nicholas McGuffin to prison for a crime he didn’t commit PORTLAND, OR – A man wrongfully sent to prison for manslaughter filed a federal civil rights lawsuit today against police and other officials in Coquille, Oregon and surrounding jurisdictions for manufacturing false evidence and hiding… Read More

15-Year-Old Framed by Chicago Det. Reynaldo Guevara Sues City

Demetrius Johnson, center

Exonerating Evidence Found in Secret CPD “Street File” City Has Spent Almost $50 Million and Counting Defending Lawsuits Against Guevara and His Partners CHICAGO – Demetrius Johnson filed a federal lawsuit today laying out evidence that disgraced former Chicago police detective Reynaldo Guevara and the Chicago Police Department framed him for a murder he did… Read More