Both state law and the U.S. Constitution guarantee the right to observe and speak and public meetings.  We have litigated a number of cases in this area, and among other results, we have:

  • Forced the Chicago City Council to allow public comment at all City Council meetings after decades of violations
  • Defended local resident in suit filed against him by school board seeking to bar him from attending future school board meetings, resulting in injunctive relief and damages for our client, and sanctions against the school board who filed suit
Loevy Blog

Topic: Police Misconduct

Parents of Cedric Lofton Demand Immediate Access to Video Showing Their Teenage Son’s Death in Custody

WICHITA, KS – Relying on the Kansas Open Records Act, Sarah Harrison and Chad Lofton, the parents of Cedric Lofton, demanded transparency into the death of their 17-year-old son. Cedric died from injuries sustain while in custody at the Juvenile Intake Assessment Center in Wichita, Kansas. Earlier today, civil rights attorneys Andrew M. Stroth, Matt… Read More

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

Robert DuBoise spent nearly 37 years behind bars based on fabricated evidence before DNA finally cleared him TAMPA – Robert DuBoise, put behind bars at age 18 and eventually served three of his 37 years imprisonment on Florida’s death row, today sued the City of Tampa, four police officers and an “expert” for falsifying evidence… Read More