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  • Public Justice Announces Finalists for 2021 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award

    The three finalist cases for Public Justice’s 2021 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award include landmark cases taking on police brutality and corruption in the City of East Cleveland, a historic breach-of-trust class action lawsuit granting thousands of Native Hawaiians their long-awaited homesteads, and holding…

Groups Urge Senate Leadership to End Qualified Immunity

View PDF May 10, 2021 The Honorable Charles Schumer Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20004 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20004 Re: End qualified immunity to ensure meaningful accountability measures in the Senate version of the Justice in Policing…

Public Justice Statement on Derek Chauvin Verdict

During the trial leading up to today’s verdict in Minneapolis, finding police officer Derek Chauvin responsible for the murder of George Floyd, special prosecutor Steve Schleicher asked the jury in the case to “Believe your eyes,” adding that, “What you saw, you saw.” The jury,…

Public Justice Statement on Yesterday’s Mob Attack on Democracy

By Paul Bland Executive Director As legal advocates, we believe the rule of law matters. Democracy matters. And justice for all – including, and especially, racial justice – matters. There must be accountability for inciting, and participating in, mob violence in order to try and…

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