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

Class Action Suit Charges DCFS Imprisons Kids in Jails Despite Court Orders for Their Release

DCFS Press Conference

Wrongfully incarcerated kids deprived of urgently needed mental health resources, schooling, and access to families and other loved ones, compounding emotional and physical trauma they’ve already endured CHICAGO – One of the most profoundly damaging scandals in Illinois history is coming to a head with the filing of a federal class action suit this morning… Read More

Man Allegedly Framed for Murder by Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Sues County, Cops

Alex Torres with his sister, Sandra Torres

Alex Torres was exonerated after wrongly serving 20 years behind bars LOS ANGELES – A host of Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department officers are accused of manufacturing and withholding evidence to frame a then-20-year-old Alexander Torres for murder in a suit filed in federal court here today. Torres ended up being wrongfully incarcerated for 20 years… Read More

More Protesters File Suit Against Denver Over Police Violence At 2020 Protests

Assault by police pepperballs

Without Warning, Denver Police Repeatedly Assaulted Peaceful Protestors with Weapons DENVER – The City and County of Denver this morning face another federal lawsuit seeking damages on behalf of 12 protestors over alleged unconstitutional assaults that Denver Police made on peaceful protesters and following the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis in 2020. The… Read More

Renowned Civil Rights Lawyer Locke Bowman Joins Forces with Loevy & Loevy

Jon Loevy (right) and Locke Bowman (left)

Loevy & Loevy Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that it has welcomed Locke Bowman as a member of the firm. Bowman fought alongside Loevy & Loevy on behalf of their mutual clients for years in his leadership role at the MacArthur Justice Center. They look forward to working together for years to come.… Read More

Highest Wrongful Conviction Settlement
in Indiana History

Keith Cooper (left) with Attorney Elliot Slosar (right)

Keith Cooper, Who Received Indiana’s First PardonBased on Actual Innocence, Reaches Historic Settlement After being incarcerated in maximum security prison for more than seven years for crimes he didn’t commit, in 2017 Keith Cooper became the first person in Indiana history to win a governor’s pardon based upon actual innocence. Today he is announcing a… Read More

Protesters of George Floyd’s Murder Discuss the Landmark $14M Verdict v. Denver Police

Denver PD attack #BLM protesters

Denver, Colorado – March 29, 2022 To the Denver Community, On Friday, March 25, a federal jury found that the Denver Police used excessive force against us in violation of the First and Fourth Amendments when they indiscriminately attacked massive crowds of peaceful protestors with tear gas grenades, Pepper Ball guns, flash bang explosives, 40mm… Read More

Nine wrongly convicted New Yorkers sue the corrupt cops who framed them & the City that let it happen

Some of the exonorees suing NYPD

New York – This morning, nine in a potential avalanche of wrongfully convicted New Yorkers sued two convicted NYPD officers for framing them, along with New York City for condoning their massive corruption. “For well over a decade, former NYPD Officers Kevin Desormeau and Sasha Cordoba abused their power to frame innocent people for crimes… Read More