City Moves To Fire Two Chicago Cops In Case Tainted By One Officer's PerjuryCBS 2's Pam Zekman has this follow-up to a 2 Investigators, Better Government Association report.
Suburban Lawyer Guilty Of Helping Clients Cheat Way Into AsylumThe jury found Robert Dekelaita, 53, guilty of conspiracy to commit asylum fraud, procuring perjury during asylum interviews and two counts of knowingly offering false statements in asylum applications, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He faces up to 35 years in prison.
2 Investigators: Chicago Cop Lied, Stays On The JobWhy did Cook County prosecutors decline to pursue a perjury case against Officer Allyson Bogdalek? CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Sandra Bland's Family: "Where Is The True Indictment?"Sandra Bland’s family said the perjury charge filed against the Texas state trooper who arrested her last year amounted to no more than “a slap on the wrist,” and they believe Brian Encinia should also face assault charges for pointing a Taser at her and threatening to “light her up.”
Judge Acquits Chicago Lawyer Of Coaching LiesThe acquittal was an unusual defeat for federal prosecutors who win convictions in an overwhelming percentage of trials.
Rare Trial Against Lawyer Drawing To Close In ChicagoA rare obstruction-of-justice trial of a lawyer accused of instructing clients and witnesses to lie is concluding in Chicago.
Four Cops Charged With Lying Under Oath In Drug CaseFour police officers – three from Chicago, and one from Glenview – have been charged with felony perjury, for allegedly lying under oath in a drug case last year.
Ex-Police Commander Burge Released From CustodyFormer Chicago police commander Jon Burge has been released from a Florida halfway house after 4 1/2 years in federal custody for lying about the torture of suspects.
Fired Police Officer Reinstated By Chicago Police BoardA fired Chicago cop caught up in a plan to plant drugs and a gun in a suburban woman’s car got his job back after the city’s police board this month took a second look at the case.
Feds Accuse Lawyer Of Coaching Witness To LieA high-profile defense attorney in Chicago has been indicted on federal charges for allegedly encouraging a witness to lie on the stand on behalf of the lawyer's purported drug-dealer client.
Rising Star Chicago Defense Attorney Target Of Criminal ProbeProsecutors on Wednesday revealed that the FBI is probing whether lawyer Beau Brindley encouraged drug dealer Rahshone Burnett to lie under oath. In an unusual move, agents raided Brindley’s office in the downtown Monadnock building last month and seized evidence.
Former Judges, Ex-Prosecutors Urge Alvarez To Drop Perjury CaseThe letter to Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said the prosecution of Willie Johnson could discourage other people from recanting prior testimony.