News & Commentary

People’s Law Office Wins Landmark Wrongful Conviction Case

People’s Law Office attorneys have won a landmark wrongful conviction case in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. PLO represented William Avery in a wrongful conviction case in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and obtained a substantial jury verdict more »

Chicago’s Brutal Example

by G. Flint Taylor A new Department of Justice report shows that Chicago police have proven immune to reform. Only days after Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III was questioned at a raucous Senate confirmation hearing about what his views on systemic police more »

Oscar Lopez Rivera To Be Freed After 35 Years in U.S. Prison!

We are thrilled to announce that today President Obama made the wise and just decision to grant unconditional executive clemency to Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera, who served 35 years in U.S. prison.    Heeding the will of more »

Johnnie Lee Savory, Wrongfully Convicted at the Age of 14, Files Damages Lawsuit

Attorneys for Johnnie Lee Savory, who, at the age of 14, was wrongfully convicted of a double murder that he did not commit, have today filed a civil rights damages suit against the City of Peoria and numerous Peoria police more »

Updated Complaint in Suit Against CPD Officer with History of Racist Abuse

People’s Law Office Files Updated Complaint Against “Repeater Beater” December 22, 2016 Yesterday, the People’s Law Office filed an amended complaint on behalf of our client Kendall McClennon. Mr. McClennon was physically brutalized, tased and subjected to racist verbal abuse more »
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