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Remembering Iberia Hampton

On October 16, 2016, Iberia Hampton died after a long illness at the age of 94. We can not put into words how much Iberia, known affectionately as Big Mama, meant to us. The foundation of the People’s Law Office more »

Historic Settlement in Eugene Ellison Police Shooting Case

The lawyers for the Estate of Eugene Ellison and the City of Little Rock today informed the Federal District Court that they have reached an historic settlement in the fatal shooting case of 67 year old Eugene Ellison. The Estate more »

Remembering Muhammad Salah

By: Michael E. Deutsch  This originally was published in The Electronic Intifada on April  26, 2016. My friend and client Muhammad Salah died on Sunday aged 62, after suffering from cancer for several years. I had the great privilege and honor, along with Erica Thompson, of more »

People’s Law Office Wins Jury Verdict in Police Shooting Case

On March 30, 2016, a federal jury found in favor of Paul Washington on his malicious prosecution and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims after six days of trial in a police shooting case. In October of 2009, Mr. Washington more »

Historic Reparations Payments Begin

Good news from CTJM! Today the City of Chicago began the process of disbursing financial reparations in the Burge torture cases. 57 living survivors of police torture perpetuated by those working at the behest of disgraced former Commander Jon Burge more »
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