Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan said he expected Jamie Kalven to testify to clear up how he got the information at a hearing later this month.
Judge Vincent Gaughan ruled Dan Herbert’s work with the police union after the 2014 shooting did not mean Herbert couldn’t still represent CPD
Lawyers for Chicago Police Officer Marco Proano say the shadow of another notorious police prosecution seemed to loom over Proano’s case.
“If they don’t want to do something, either step back for a special prosecutor, or indict,” Emmett Farmer said.
Judge Vincent Gaughan ordered sealed an audio recording and transcript of an interview Van Dyke gave to IPRA after he shot Laquan McDonald, 17.
Special prosecutor Patricia Brown Holmes on Tuesday said “several individuals names” came up as the grand jury continues its investigation.
Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan ruled that prosecutors can use statements Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke gave to union reps.
Whenever cops and prosecutors behave so wrongly in Chicago, defenders insist it was a one-off. This is not true.
Defense attorney Dan Herbert formally told a Cook County judge that he planned to file a motion seeking a change of venue for Jason Van Dyke’s trial.
Judge Domenica Stephenson was appointed to hear the case involving three Chicago Police officers accused of covering up for Jason Van Dyke.
The officers made their first court appearance since being indicted last month on charges stemming from the 2014 death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Detective David March and Officers Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney are charged with conspiracy, official misconduct, and obstruction of justice.
Local lawyer and experts agree: Jason Van Dyke has a winnable case, despite apparently damning video evidence showing him shooting Laquan McDonald.
Emanuel can dig in his heels and fight the lawsuit tooth-and-nail — and risk having AG Lisa Madigan jump in — while aligning himself with Trump’s DOJ.
“I have no intention of changing my original recommendation to the Chicago Police Board to terminate the officers,” Supt. Johnson said in a statement.