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Campbell v. City of Chicago
Abdication of Civil Rights Oversight
The MacArthur Justice Center formed a coalition of attorneys, community organizations and individuals to file a historic class action lawsuit seeking federal court oversight of the Chicago Police Department's (CPD) operations on behalf of thousands of individuals, predominately Blacks and Latinx, who have been subjected to the CPD's policy and practice of using excessive force, sometimes in racially discriminatory and brutal ways.
Chicagoans for an End to the Gang Database v. City of Chicago
The MacArthur Justice Center represents the Chicagoans for an End to the Gang Database, a coalition of individuals and community organizations, in a federal class action lawsuit against the City of Chicago and Chicago Police Department (CPD) targeting the widespread use of an inaccurate, racially discriminatory Gang Database.
Rivera v. City of Chicago
Jacques Rivera spent 21 years in prison for a crime he did not commit after Chicago Police, led by Reynaldo Guevara, framed him for murder. The MacArthur Justice Center and Loevy & Loevy represented Mr. Rivera in a civil rights suit against Guevara, the City of Chicago and other Chicago Police officers who worked with Guevara. On June 29, 2018, a jury awarded him $17 million.
Victims Get a Voice in Chicago Police ReformThe New York Times March 25, 2018
Lawsuit alleges Chicago Police Department’s massive gang database discriminatory, inaccurateChicago Tribune June 20, 2018
Lawsuit takes aim at Chicago Police’s gang database as ‘unconstitutional’Chicago Sun-Times June 19, 2018
Man freed after 21 years sues Chicago policeChicago Tribune June 12, 2012