Appeal

Lopez’s Appeal (Part 4 of 5)

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit handed down a decision on September 22, 2006 in the case of Joseph Lopez v. City of Chicago, and Chicago Police Detectives Jennifer Delucia, James Daefont, Daniel Jacobs, and Hector Vergara. You can read about the basis for the appeal here, Part I. In their[…]

Civil Trial

Civil Trial (Part 2 of 5)

Lopez’s civil trial was filed in federal court here in Chicago on March 16th, 2001, a date that will become more import in part three of this series. You can read the complaint here. In this case Lopez sued for the following reasons: Excessive force Assault & battery Intentional infliction of emotional distress Unlawful detention[…]