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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against CPD’s Gang Database

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

MEDIA RELEASE: MOVE Member Debbie Africa Released on Parole After Over 39 Years in Prison

MEDIA RELEASE: MOVE Member Debbie Africa Released on Parole After Over 39 Years in Prison June 18, 2018: On Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 10 a.m., MOVE member Debbie Africa will make her first public appearance since being released from more »

EDITORIAL: Lessons of the Jackie Wilson Murder Trial Saga

EDITORIALS: Lessons of the Jackie Wilson Murder Trial Saga By: Chicago Sun-Times Editorials We are disgusted, too. A judge on Thursday ordered a new trial for a convicted cop killer, Jackie Wilson, ruling that his two previous trials were unfair because a more »

Historic Decision in Jackie Wilson Police Torture Case

On June 14, 2018, Cook County Judge William Hooks, in a historic 119 page opinion that he read from the bench, overturned the conviction of Jackie Wilson and ordered a new trial. That opinion can be found HERE. Jackie Wilson more »

Statement Opposing SB 2562 – Increased Police Surveillance by Drone

The People’s Law Office has signed onto the below statement opposing SB 2562. We the undersigned organizations stand together in opposition to SB 2562. This bill would allow police to use drones equipped with facial recognition capabilities to spy on large more »
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