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False arrest is a common law tort brought in state or federal court by a person who alleges that he was held in custody without probable cause or other legal authority.

Police officers and other law enforcement officers are often shielded from false abuse lawsuits through a legal process known as qualified immunity.

Qualified immunity does not cover the most egregious cases in which the law enforcement officers have violated "clearly established law."

Because of the protections provided through qualified immunity, most false arrest claims involve lawsuits against private security firms and loss prevention officers employed by retail establishments.

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Lawrence Victor Jackowiak

Lawrence Victor Jackowiak
Jackowiak Law Offices
111 W Washington St Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60602
Lawrence Victor Jackowiak is a Personal Injury and Motor Vehicle Accidents lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Douglas B. Harper

Douglas B. Harper
The Law Office of Douglas B. Harper
Two Prudential Plaza 180 N. Stetson Ave, Suite
Chicago, IL 60601
Licensed for 31 years, Douglas B. Harper is a Civil Rights and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended NYU Law School... read more >

L Steven Platt

L Steven Platt
Robbins Salomon & Patt, LTD
180 N LaSalle Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60601
Licensed for 41 years, L Steven Platt is a Employment Law and Discrimination lawyer who attended Loyola University Law School of Chicago... read more >

Eric Onyango

Eric Onyango
Prime Legal, LLC
222 N Columbus Drive 1507
chicago, IL 60601
Licensed for 6 years, Eric Onyango is a Employment Law and Intellectual Property Law lawyer who attended Atlanta's John Marshall Law School... read more >

Bruce Eli Mosbacher

Bruce Eli Mosbacher
Mosbacher Law Group
166 W. Washington Suite 680
Chicago, IL 60602
Licensed for 38 years, Bruce Eli Mosbacher is a Marijuana Defense and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Hofstra Law School... read more >

Timothy Fiscella

Timothy Fiscella
Law Office of Timothy J. Fiscella
201 East Ogden Suite # 215
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Timothy Fiscella is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer... read more >

Kelvin D McCabe

Kelvin D McCabe
Law Office of Kelvin D. McCabe
204 E Washington Street
Macomb, IL 61455
Licensed for 14 years, Kelvin D McCabe is a Drug Crimes and Marijuana Defense lawyer who attended The John Marshall Law School... read more >

Jed Howard Stone

Jed Howard Stone
Stone & Associates Ltd.
415 Washington St Suite 107
Waukegan, IL 60085
Jed Howard Stone is a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer... read more >
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The NPAP is a project of the National Lawyers Guild to help attorneys devoted to ending police misconduct by assisting its members with training and support, educating the public, and coordinated legal action.



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