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Al Shimari v. CACI et al.

Center for Constitutional Rights Al Shimari v. CACI is a federal lawsuit brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights on behalf of four Iraqi torture victims against U.S.-based government contractor CACI International Inc. and CACI Premier Technology, Inc. The lawsuit asserts that CACI directed and participated in illegal conduct, including torture, at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq…

Rohman Hosted Law School Speaker Event on Police Accountability

Robert Bonner, member of Sheriff’s Civilian Oversight Commission; with Christopher Hawthorne, Co-Director of Loyola’s Juvenile Innocence and Fair Sentencing Clinic; A.D. Sean Lewis; and Keith Rohman. (left to right)   Sean Lewis presenting talk on police accountability in Chicago. On February 13, 2016, PII President Keith Rohman co-hosted an event at Loyola Law School featuring…

Speaker Event

Police Accountability: Police Oversight in Chicago and Beyond The Chicago Police Department has been at the center of public controversy over police shootings of civilians, including a Department of Justice investigation.  Our speaker, A.D. Sean Lewis, is the Director of Public Policy & Legislative Affairs for the City of Chicago Civilian Office of Police Accountability…

Investigation Reveals UC Regent Was Allowed to Keep Seat Despite Policy Violations

The Guardian Investigation Reveals UC Regent Was Allowed to Keep Seat Despite Policy Violations By: Mario Espinoza The UC Board of Regents allowed William De La Pena of the Committee on Health Services to remain on the board despite violating the board’s conflict of interest rules, according to a May 2nd report released the nonprofit journalism organization…

Jury rejects death penalty for Monfort for killing Seattle police officer

The Seattle Times Monfort sentenced to life in prison for killing Seattle police officer By: Sara Jean Green It took a King County jury about one hour to decide that Christopher Monfort should spend the rest of his life in prison for killing Seattle police Officer Timothy Brenton on Halloween night 2009. Though a King County…

Rohman Named As Court Monitor In Lawsuit Over Disabled Access To Orange County Jails

Los Angeles, California, July 7, 2011–Keith Rohman, president of Public Interest Investigations, Inc., (PII) was recently named as the court-appointed monitor in Fred Pierce, et al v. County of Orange, et al., a class-action suit alleging that Orange County jail facilities did not comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and that disabled inmates…
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