coerced confession

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David Fauntleroy was convicted in 1986 of murder and armed robbery

Fauntleroy v. City of Chicago, et al. – David Fauntleroy was convicted in 1986 of murder and armed robbery. Based on allegations that he was tortured into confessing, Fauntleroy filed a post-conviction petition in 2009 which was granted and his convictions were vacated and he was released from prison. Fauntleroy has now sued several retired Chicago police officers and the City of Chicago...
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In 2000, Larry Scott was questioned regarding a murder and subsequently confessed to the crime and was convicted

Scott v. City of Chicago, et al. – In 2000, Larry Scott was questioned regarding a murder and subsequently confessed to the crime and was convicted. In 2006, the Illinois Appellate Court held that Scott’s confession was not sufficiently attenuated from his illegal arrest and reversed his conviction. The State then dropped the case against Scott. Scott then sued three Chicago police officers...
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