Content Category: state violence

Lawsuit: State of Missouri, ex rel. Eddie Logan v. Honorable Mark Neill

ACD, on behalf of Eddie Logan, a disabled army veteran, filed an appeal of Mr. Logan's eviction judgment. Prior, the Court had forced Mr. Logan to try to defend...

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Lawsuit: Payton v. City of St. Louis

In the summer of 2018, Louis "Lyen" Payton suffered a fatal overdose while caged at the Workhouse. In 2020, ACD sued the City on behalf of the Payton family...

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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: George Richey v. St. Clair County

St. Clair County jailed people for failing to pay “board bills" for their jail time. When the Supreme Court found this illegal, St. Clair took Mr. Richey's only income,...

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Lawsuit: Darrick Reed v. City of Ferguson

In 2014, ACD sued Ferguson on behalf of Darrick Reed and a class action of people whom Ferguson's municipal court charged an unlawful $50 fee to cancel municipal warrants.

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Lawsuit: Darrin Pruitt v. City of Wellston

ACD filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Darrin Pruitt and a class of people against Wellston for their municipal practice of requiring people to pay an unlawful...

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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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ACD FSV Dataset: People Killed by Police in the Greater St. Louis Area 2009-2019

Compiled by ACD, this Fatal State Violence (FSV) data lists at least 179 people who were either killed by police (132) or died in jail custody (47), between 2009-2019...

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ACD FSV Dataset: People Who Died in Jail Custody in the Greater St. Louis Area 2009-2019

Compiled by ACD, this Fatal State Violence (FSV) data lists at least 47 people who died in jail custody in greater St. Louis, MO between 2009-2019.

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