While defamation and similar suits are too often used as weapons against free speech, our firm has experience fighting back. Our experience includes:
- Currently representing local blogger in defamation suit
- Currently representing non-profit organization in counterclaims for false advertising brought against client’s FOIA suit against University of Illinois
Please note that in addition to insurance coverage through professional media insurance, coverage may sometimes be found in homeowners, renters, or umbrella policies. If you’ve been sued for defamation or threatened with suit, check your policies right away, as many have strict provisions requiring prompt notification of a claim.
Topic: Police Misconduct
I’ve spent 16 years representing the criminally accused. Sometimes I like to write or blog to help clarify my thoughts on subjects that are on my mind. The murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police has been on my mind. All the more as, with tears coming down my cheeks, I watched George Floyd’s sister,… Read More
Two Black Men, Railroaded as Teenagers Into Wrongfully Serving Most of Their Adult Lives Behind Bars, Sue Chicago Police
Two Black men who were wrongfully imprisoned most of their adult lives today sued Chicago Police in federal court for fabricating evidence against them and suppressing evidence of their innocence. Each were sentenced to 31 years in maximum security prison and served more than 16 years behind bars. John Fulton and Anthony Mitchell, who were… Read More