Police Torture Lawsuit

Jon Burge

Class-Action Suit Filed On Chicago Police Torture Claims

A group of attorneys filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday to demand new hearings for scores of imprisoned men who claim their confessions were extracted through torture at the hands of Chicago police officers.


Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Aldermen Back $950K Settlement For Police Torture Claim In 1951 Rape case

The City Council on Wednesday will likely approve a $950,000 settlement for a one-time bible student who claimed he confessed to a 1951 rape after he was tortured by police.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

Richard M. Daley (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Won’t Drop Daley From Torture Lawsuit

A federal judge won’t reconsider her ruling that former Mayor Richard M. Daley can be named as a defendant in a police torture case tied to former Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Attorneys Demand Deposition From Daley In Burge Torture Case

Attorneys for a man who claims he was a victim of torture at the hands of police Cmdr. Jon Burge are not giving up the fight to question retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011