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Dog owner who was arrested, and dog seized, can continue false arrest, conspiracy suit vs Chicago City Hall, cops
A dog owner who alleges he was falsely arrested and maliciously prosecuted amid claims he mistreated his dog can continue to sue two police officers, an animal control official, and the city of Chicago, a federal court has ruled.
Judge says Smollett can't sidestep city's lawsuit over hoax "MAGA" assault report and says his dismissal motion was just an attempt to "muddy the waters" and distract from city's claims.
A federal appeals panel ruled a federal judge did not violate a man's rights when he repeatedly reminded a jury that a Cook County judge had determined the man had a gun when police shot him
Smollett: City's lawsuit should fail because alleged sensational hoax report didn't justify big investigation costs
An attorney for actor Jussie Smollett, who last winter dominated headlines and television broadcasts across the U.S. and around the world with his tale of being assaulted in the dead of night in Chicago, allegedly by white supporters of President Donald Trump, because he was black and gay, has asked a federal judge to toss the attempt by the city of Chicago to force Smollett to repay hundreds of thousands of dollars the city’s police spent investigating the claims the police found to be false.