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Rare legal settlements demand officers pay too

Man who spent 27 years in prison exonerated of friend’s murder

Wrongfully convicted man awarded record amount

Alleged police-torture victim tastes freedom

Freed prisoner enjoys ‘first day of the rest of my life’

Ruling Tosses Parts of City Disorderly Conduct Law: Activists Sued After Being Arrested for Leafleting Near Armed Forces Recruiting Booth

Paraplegic claims indicted cops ridiculed him

Family of autistic boy sues city, police board

Man freed by clemency act: ‘I can breathe’

Cop accused of hitting handcuffed teen

Lawsuit claims cops lied about crash that killed 8-year-old

Clout-heavy contractor to pay $12 million in fraud settlement

Man imprisoned for nearly 25 years certified innocent

Exonerated man is taking Burge to court

Cops review time in custody: Ex-suspect’s suit says city police aren’t adhering to 48-hour limit

Glenview police board fires cop accused of lying at trial

Seeking justice for illegal searches and seizures in Illinois

“The right of the people to be secure … against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause…”

The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects citizens against unlawful searches and seizures as well as police brutality. If your home, car or other property has been illegally searched and you are facing a charge based on evidence gathered in that search, you need an experienced civil rights trial lawyer on your side.

At the law firm of Loevy & Loevy in Chicago, we are leaders in the field of civil rights law, with one of our main focuses being protecting people against illegal searches and seizures. In this new era of the Patriot Act, this has become even more important. Although cases involving unlawful searches and seizures can be very difficult to win and take hundreds, even thousands, of attorney hours to properly execute, we’ve achieved success in this area (see our Big Wins page for details).

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Have your Fourth Amendment rights been violated by an illegal search and seizure? Call 312-243-5900 or toll-free 888-644-6459 today for a free initial consultation with a distinguished civil rights attorney.

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Topic: Police Misconduct

Victim of Police Det. Guevara Sues Over 19-Year Wrongful Imprisonment

Guevara Beat Arturo Reyes and Threatened Him With Electric Chair to Get Coerced Confession CHICAGO – Arturo Reyes, a wrongfully convicted man who served 19 years in maximum security prison, today filed a federal lawsuit charging that disgraced former Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara and others fabricated a false confession from him through physical violence,… Read More

High-Ranking Torture Cop Proteges Sued in Sign that Chicago is Not Over the Burge Era

“Burge 2.0” Cops Responsible for Decades of Wrongful Imprisonment CHICAGO – Feb. 8, 2018 – After losing nearly half of his life to prison due to a frame-up by high-ranking Chicago police officers and others, today Nevest Coleman today sued the City of Chicago, several officers and Cook County State’s Attorney’s officials for his 23… Read More