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Loevy & Loevy
Loevy & Loevy is a private civil rights lawfirm in Chicago. Practice areas listed on its website include police misconduct (wrongful conviction, police shootings, police brutality, unlawful arrests and unlawful search and seizure); whistleblower protection (Medicare and Medicaid fraud, defense contractor fraud, financial fraud, sales tax fraud, and declined qui tam cases); and employment discrimination.
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1 Buzzfeed Inc. v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
1:18-cv-01501-KBJ (D.D.C.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0048
District of Columbia County
Coding Complete
On June 25, 2018, Buzzfeed brought this Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) suit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its component agency, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The plaintiff sought to shed light on ICE’s use and review of solitary confinement for individuals in its custody, citing ICE policy which ... [view]
2 Hall v. County of Milwaukee
2:17-cv-00379-DEJ (E.D. Wis.)
Filed 2017 - Case Ongoing
County of Milwaukee
Milwaukee County Jail
Jail Conditions
JC-WI-0009
Milwaukee County
Coding Complete
On March 14, 2017, a female prisoner who was forced to receive prenatal care, give birth, and undergo post-partum treatment while shackled, filed a putative class-action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The plaintiff sued the County of Milwaukee under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and state law. The plaintiff, ... [view]
3 Prison Legal News v. Cook County
1:16-cv-06862 (N.D. Ill.)
Filed 2016 - Case Ongoing
Thomas J. Dart
Cook County Jail
Jail Conditions
PC-IL-0037
Cook County
Coding Complete
On June 30, 2016, Prison Legal News (PLN) filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District Court of Illinois against Cook County Jail under section §1983, alleging violations of the First and Fourteenth Amendment's Due Process and Equal Protection clause of the U.S. Constitution. The plaintiffs alleged that the defendants ... [view]
4 Ross v. Gossett
3:15-cv-00309 (S.D. Ill.)
Filed 2015 - Case Ongoing
Illinois Department of Corrections
Illinois River Correctional Center
Prison Conditions
PC-IL-0033
Coding Complete
On March 19, 2015, an Illinois prisoner filed this class-action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and state law against numerous members of the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) tactical team “Orange Crush,” the wardens at Illinois River, Menard, Big Muddy River, ... [view]
5 ACLU v. Clapper
1:13-cv-03994-WHP (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2013 - Case Ongoing
National Security Agency
National Security
NS-NY-0003
Washington
Coding Complete
On June 11, 2013, the ACLU and the N.Y. Civil Liberties Union filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against the National Security Agency ("NSA"). The organizations served as both plaintiff and counsel, and sought an injunction permanently enjoining the government's mass call-tracking program and ... [view]
6 Young v. County of Cook
1:06-cv-00552 (N.D. Ill.)
Filed 2006 - Closed 2016
Cook County, Illinois
Cook County Jail
Jail Conditions
JC-IL-0009
Coding Complete
On January 30, 2006, on behalf of a female and a male plaintiff, the Chicago civil rights law firm Loevy & Loevy filed this lawsuit pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The complaint challenged the Cook County Sheriff's blanket policy of requiring a strip and body cavity search ... [view]
7 Dunn v. City of Chicago
1:04-CV-06804 (N.D. Ill.)
Filed 2004 - Closed 2013
City of Chicago
Chicago Police Department
Policing
PN-IL-0008
Chicago
Coding Complete
On October 21, 2004, a group of former Chicago Police Department (CPD) detainees filed this class action lawsuit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against the CPD. Represented by the Chicago civil rights law firm Loevy & Loevy, the plaintiffs alleged that the CPD were engaged in a ... [view]
8 Ryan v. Walker
1:04-cv-04635 (N.D. Ill.)
Filed 2004 - Closed 2006
Illinois Department of Corrections
Stateville
Prison Conditions
Speech and Religious Freedom
PC-IL-0025
Coding Complete
On July 15, 2004, a volunteer prisoners' rights advocate filed this lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. In his complaint, the plaintiff requested injunctive and declaratory relief and compensatory and punitive damages against the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) and ... [view]
9 Lopez v. City of Chicago
NO. 01 C 1823 (N.D. Ill.)
Filed 2001 - Closed 2007
City of Chicago
Chicago Police Department
Policing
PN-IL-0009
Chicago
Coding Complete
On March 15, 2001, the Chicago civil rights law firm Loevy & Loevy filed a civil rights lawsuit pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, seeking damages on behalf of plaintiff Joseph Lopez for alleged constitutional violations stemming from his arrest in July 2000 by Chicago police ... [view]
10 Doe v. Cook County
1:99-cv-03945 (N.D. Ill.)
Filed 1999 - Closed 2016
Cook County Detention Center
Juvenile Institution
JI-IL-0003
Cook County
Coding Complete
On June 15, 1999, four juveniles detained at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The plaintiffs sued Cook County and the JTDC under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for violations of their Fourteenth Amendment rights. Specifically, the complaint alleged ... [view]
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