News & Commentary

All Criminal Charges Dropped Against SlutWalk Arrestee Lee Dewey

Yesterday, August 16, 2018,the Cook County State’s Attorneys’ Office dropped all criminal charges against Lee Dewey (they/them). Lee, represented by People’s Law Office attorneys Joey Mogul and Brad Thomson, faced multiple false felony charges stemming from their arrest at the more »

Appellate Victory in Jail Death Case

People’s Law Office obtained an important victory from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in a wrongful death in custody case. The decision granted a new trial for our client and changed the legal standard for cases of this kind. For more »

People’s Law Office Obtains Appellate Court Victory

On August 10, 2018, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in a unanimous decision authored by the Honorable Diane Wood rendered an important victory to the plaintiff in a wrongful death in custody case brought by the People’s Law Office. more »

Debbie Africa of the MOVE 9 Released from Prison After 40 Years

Debbie Africa of the MOVE 9 Released from Prison after 40 Years On Saturday, June 16, Debbie Africa of the MOVE 9 was released from Pennsylvania state prison. Debbie was granted parole after spending 39 years, 10 months in prison. Debbie more »

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against CPD’s Gang Database

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2018 Contact: Jessey Neves, 562-453-6342, Jessey.Neves [at] Tania Unzueta, 773-387-3186, tania [at] Community-Driven Federal Class Action Lawsuit & Report Targets Chicago Police’s Inaccurate, Racially Discriminatory Gang Database At least 195,000 individuals – 95% Black more »
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