The Advocate

August 1, 2002

On August 1, 2002 the Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic of the University of Chicago Law School filed a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a young Latino man against a Chicago police sergeant and the City of Chicago.

July 16, 2002

After spending 17 months in jail on charges that he raped and killed his own mother, a civil rights lawsuit was filed in state court Monday on behalf of a 25 year-old Black mentally...

July 16, 2002

A man wrongfully charged with killing his mother is suing the city of Chicago and five police officers claiming he was coerced--mentally and physically--into confessing.

May 2, 2002

The University of Chicago Mandel Legal Aid Clinic filed a federal civil rights lawsuit two weeks ago against six Chicago police officers and the City of Chicago on behalf of a South-Side human rights worker....

March 25, 2002

The Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic of the University of Chicago Law School filed a suit in the U.S. District Court in Chicago Monday on behalf of a human rights worker who alleges he was falsely arrested and abused at the hands of six Chicago police officers.

March 19, 2002

A 26-year-old man who helps educate relocated Stateway Gardens residents about their rights sued the city and six Chicago police officers Monday, alleging he was falsely arrested when he tried to gather information after a police car struck a teenager.

March 19, 2002

Kenya Richmond was trained by civil rights lawyers on how to document police abuse at the Stateway Gardens public housing development: stand back keep your eyes wide open and watch for details.

January 1, 2002

A Chicago police sergeant last August threatened a 20-year old University of Chicago employee at gunpoint, rammed his head into a police car, choked and continued to beat him after he was placed in handcuffs, according to recently filed federal civil rights lawsuit....

December 20, 2001

Two attorneys were manhandled by Chicago police officers and supervisors as part of a systematic department practice of blocking detainees from seeing attorneys, a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday charged....