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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.

10/16/2012

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