How To Find A Civil Rights Lawyer?

If you’ve been the victim of police brutality or misconduct and you want to seek justice, you need a civil rights attorney. So how do you go about finding an attorney that handles police misconduct cases? Here are some tips to find a experienced Chicago police brutality attorney. ……Read More…


11-17-2022
What Is Excessive Force?

Excessive force is any force that a police officer uses that is more than necessary to take a person into custody. Simply put, a police officer cannot do anything and everything to make an arrest or to stop a suspect. The law says that the police must use force that is proportional to the situation they face and the level of the threat present. ……Read More…


11-15-2022
How To Stay Safe During Police Encounters

No one can predict how a police encounter will end and you can never assume that the officers will treat you fairly and with dignity. However, there are some steps that you can take to hopefully increase your chances of leaving a police encounter alive. ……Read More…


11-11-2022
Why Talking To The Police Can Get You In Trouble

As a Chicago civil rights and police brutality attorney, I’ve seen the ways that police violate citizens’ rights. Police misconduct is more than excessive force. Because of this I always tell people the best thing you can say to the police is that you don’t want to talk to them without a lawyer present. ……Read More…


11-09-2022
Can I Record The Police?

It used to be rare to capture police brutality and misconduct on video. However, now that everyone is carrying around a camera in their pocket and have the ability to go live on social media platforms, recording police interactions with the public have become more common. ……Read More…


11-08-2022
What Are The Most Common Police Misconduct Civil Rights Violations?

There are many kinds of legal claims that can be filed in a lawsuit when the police have brutalized you and violated your rights. However, as a Chicago civil rights attorney, I’ve found that the following are the most common types of legal claims that are brought against police officers for police brutality and misconduct. ……Read More…


11-04-2022
What To Do After Being Injured By The Police

Every year countless people are victims of police brutality and misconduct. Many times, people don’t know that they have rights and can seek justice and compensation for the abuse they suffered at the hands of the police. If you find yourself the in the unfortunate position of being injured by the police, there are some steps you should immediately take. ……Read More…


10-28-2022
Injustice in Chicago

The City of Chicago has a long history of inflicting injustice against its Black citizens. Since 2000, the City of Chicago has spent close to $1 billion to compensate the victims of police brutality and misconduct. Despite being under a consent decree to reform its police department, Chicago continues to show a callous disregard for Black life. ……Read More…


10-28-2022
The Weekly Civil Rights Update

Police misconduct and civil rights news from around the country from the week of March 28, 2022. Get justice if you’ve been the victim of police brutality or misconduct. ……Read More…


04-04-2022