Content Category: police brutality

Lawsuit: Angelique Kidd v. City of Ferguson and Eddie Boyd III

On behalf of Angelique Kidd, ACD filed a lawsuit against the City of Ferguson and Eddie Boyd III alleging police misconduct.

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Lawsuit: Kristine Hendrix v. City of St. Louis et al., Petition for Damages

ACD, on behalf of Kris Hendrix, petitioned the court for monetary damages in their lawsuit against the City of St. Louis for falsely arresting and improperly and excessivly using...

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Lawsuit: Theda Wilson v. City of Kinloch, City of Bel Ridge et al.

Client Theda Wilson, through ACD, sued the cities of Kinloch and Bel-Ridge and three individual police officers for the bodily injuries they cause while executing her unlawful arrest.

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Lawsuit: Scott O’Rourke v. City of St. Louis et al.

ACD filed suit on behalf of client Scott O'Rourke against the City of St. Louis, SLMPD, and individual oficers for his unlawful arrest and various instances of excessive force.

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Lawsuit: Lisa Schweppe and Jillian Zurmuehlen v. City of Pine Lawn and Steven Blakeney

Lisa Schweppe and Jillian Zurmuehlen, through ACD, sued the City of Pine Lawn and Steven Blakeney after being drugged and abducted by Mr. Blakeney, a Pine Lawn "peace officer.”

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Lawsuit: Bruce Franks v. Steinmeyer et al.

ACD sued police officers from multiple departments for beating and arresting activist Bruce Franks at a protest following the killing of Antonio Martin in Berkeley, Missouri.

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Lawsuit: Don Clark, Jr., et al. v. City of St. Louis, et al.

On February 21, 2017, Don Clark, Sr., a Black grandfather with disabilities, was home alone and killed by SLMPD SWAT on a "no knock" warrant. ACD filed this lawsuit...

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Lawsuit: Mike Faulk v. City of St. Louis

On September 17, 2017, SLMPD illegally surrounded and brutally arrested hundreds of protestors on Washington Ave, including Mike Faulk, a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Amica Curiae in support of Mike Faulk v. City of St. Louis

29 national media organizations filed this joint document in support of Mike Faulk's civil case against the City of St. Louis, brought by ACD.

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Lawsuit: Christopher Phillips et al. v. City of Ferguson et al.

ACD and co counsel sued the City of Ferguson for unlawfully arresting filmmaker Chris Phillips and destroying his equipment during protests following the killing of Mike Brown.

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