Federal judge permits lawsuit of man killed by Kyle Rittenhouse to proceed against City, City officials & Rittenhouse

In an order issued this morning, Judge Lynn Adelman rejected arguments from Defendants—including Kyle Rittenhouse and the City and County of Kenosha. Anthony Huber was one of two men killed by Rittenhouse during demonstrations that occurred in Kenosha, WI in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Milwaukee – Today a federal judge… Read More

DOJ investigation finds that Louisiana’s practice of prisoner overdetention violates 14th Amendment

Yesterday, the Department of Justice issued a report finding that Louisiana’s longstanding practice of overdetaining freed prisoners violates the US Constitution. The DOJ investigation determined that the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (LDOC) “incarcerates thousands of individuals each year beyond their legal release dates in violation of the 14th Amendment of the US… Read More

$45M wrongful conviction verdict, highest in state history, awarded by Ohio jury to wrongfully incarcerated artist

Dean Gillispie with his legal team

Artist and Fairborn, OH resident Dean Gillispie was wrongfully convicted in 1991 after former Miami Township Officer Matthew Scott Moore suppressed exculpatory evidence. Gillispie wrongly served 20 years in prison before being exonerated and later declared a wrongfully imprisoned person by the State of Ohio. DAYTON, OH, 11/21/22 – Minutes ago an Ohio federal jury… Read More

First Biometric Privacy Trial Verdict in Illinois Results in $228M Judgment Against BNSF Railway

Richard Rogers and Jon Loevy at a press conference

In the first biometric privacy case to go to trial in Illinois, a jury ruled on October 12, 2022 that BNSF Railway violated the privacy rights of 45,600 truck drivers, with damages entered against BNSF totaling $228 million (each to receive $5k). Lead plaintiff Richard Rogers, representing 45,600 truck drivers, sued BNSF after they violated… Read More