Man wins $21 million in wrongful conviction case

Wrongfully convicted man, Juan Johnson, wins $21 million—the largest award of its kind against the City of Chicago—in a civil lawsuit after serving 11½ years in prison. Attorneys from law firm Loevy & Loevy claim the Chicago detective framed Johnson in a brutal murder case.

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