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MacArthur Justice Center Takes Missouri Prison and Parole System to Task Again – Sues Over State’s Failure to Provide Process or Lawyers before Revoking Parole
The MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis (MJC-STL) filed a federal class action lawsuit yesterday in the Western District of Missouri, alleging the Missouri Department of Corrections (MDOC) and its…
MacArthur Justice Center Sues Private Prison for Withholding Information
Allen Correctional Center ignores repeated inquiries into inmates held in segregation
LAURA WASHINGTON: FBI report raises specter of false confessions
MacArthur Justice Center's client Terrill Swift, one of the wrongfully convicted Englewood Four, sat down with Chicago Sun-Times’ Laura Washington to discuss the importance of the recently…
Know Your Rights If You Get Arrested
David M. Shapiro is featured as one of the legal experts offering guidance on what to do if arrested.
Parole anything but certain for juvenile lifers a year after Missouri changed law
St. Louis Public Radio coverage of the Missouri parole system's disregard of offenders who were sentenced as juveniles and are now entitled to a meaningful opportunity for release under recent…
Lawsuit: 2 Held More Than 5 Months Past Release Dates
Associated Press coverage of the lawsuit filed on behalf of two individuals, Jessie Crittindon and Leon Burse, who were held in custody for five months after their release dates.
Class Action Certified Against Missouri Department of Corrections for Denial of Care for Detainees with Chronic Hepatitis C
A federal judge has certified that lawsuit, brought forth by the MacArthur Justice Center of St. Louis and the ACLU of Missouri, challenging the Missouri Department of Corrections’ (MDOC)…
MacArthur Center claims ‘Interfering with an Officer’ law is unconstitutional, legal brief says County law confuses protest with riot
On July 19, the Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center of St. Louis, along with the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri, filed an Amici Curiae brief in the Missouri Court of Appeals,…
Louisiana State Prison Obstructs Investigation into Disability Abuse Allegations - Federal Lawsuit Brought by Advocacy Group Asks Court to Order Access
A federal lawsuit filed by the MacArthur Justice Center of New Orleans and the Advocacy Center of Louisiana that argues that the Louisiana Department of Corrections and David Wade Correctional Center…
Lawsuit: Chicago Police Department’s Inaccurate, Racially Biased Gang Database led ICE to Target Dreamer for Deportation
Federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the Chicago Police Department on behalf of an immigrant who was falsely labeled a gang member, which triggered his arrest, imprisonment and imminent…

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