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Landmark Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against the City of Chicago Alleging Racially Discriminatory Policing and Violent Police Abuse
Chicago – A class action lawsuit seeking federal court oversight of the Chicago Police Department’s (“CPD’s”) operations has been filed on behalf of thousands of…
Coroner: 15-year-old in Orleans jail died of suicide; lawyer says he had been 'jumped' month before
Preliminary autopsy results show that a 15-year-old died in the Orleans Parish jail Monday night by hanging himself, the Orleans Parish coroner said Wednesday.
Lawsuit: Cash bail in Cook County violates rights of poor accused of crimes
Thousands of impoverished people, especially African Americans, are being illegally locked up before trial in Cook County because they are too poor to be able to post bond, a newly filed lawsuit…

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