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DISTRICT COURT GRANTS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION TO RELEASE DARRICK HALL FROM SOLITARYDISTRICT COURT GRANTS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION TO RELEASE DARRICK HALL FROM SOLITARY

Press Releases & Statements—VICTORY: After 24 years in solitary confinement, Darrick Hall finally has a chance at life in general population.

Wrongfully Convicted “Marquette Park Four” Sue City of Chicago, Chicago Police OfficersWrongfully Convicted “Marquette Park Four” Sue City of Chicago, Chicago Police Officers

Press Releases & Statements—Four men, known collectively as the “Marquette Park Four,” who each spent more than 20 years in prison for crimes they did not commit, are suing the City of Chicago as well as the Chicago… Continue

Man cleared in murder case goes free 19 years in prison, month in ICE detentionMan cleared in murder case goes free 19 years in prison, month in ICE detention

In the News—Chicago Sun-Times reports on release of our client, Gabriel Solache, from ICE detention where he had been held for over 40 days. He was detained by ICE immediately after a judge vacated the criminal… Continue

13 Muslim, Faith-Based, and Civil Rights Community Orgs File Amicus Brief In Support of Guantánamo Bay Muslim Detainees13 Muslim, Faith-Based, and Civil Rights Community Orgs File Amicus Brief In Support of Guantánamo Bay Muslim Detainees

Press Releases & Statements—Washington, DC – Today, Muslim Advocates and the Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center filed an amicus brief on behalf of 13 Muslim, faith-based, and civil rights community… Continue

Trans Woman Imprisoned in Illinois Seeks Emergency Court Order to Protect Her From Ongoing Abuse and RetaliationTrans Woman Imprisoned in Illinois Seeks Emergency Court Order to Protect Her From Ongoing Abuse and Retaliation

Press Releases & Statements—The Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center and the Uptown People’s Law Center have asked the federal court for an emergency order to protect Strawberry Hampton (incarcerated under the… Continue

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