Justice For Alex

James Gibson speaks after prosecutors drop his murder charges in police torture case

“This is yet one more example of detectives from the Chicago Police Department closing murder cases too quickly by coercing false confessions from black teenagers,” said Steven Drizin, one of Batchelor’s attorneys from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth. “This further cements Chicago’s reputation as the ‘false confession capital’.”

“We’ve had all kinds of police corruption, we’ve had police torture cases, but we’ve never had so many cases where there is clear evidence that police actually set people up for crimes they didn’t commit,” said Marshall Hatch, a prominent minister and activist on the city’s west side.

Foxx has in her hands a case that involves another disgraced police officer whom the city’s Inspector General recommended termination for helping to cover up the shooting of McDonald. But Detective Anthony Wojick, who retired several years ago, not only had 41 complaints on his record, but was known for forcing people to confess to committing or witness crimes to put people behind bars. Myles is one of his victims.

Lead detective on Alex's case, Anthony Noradin,was also the same detective who wrongfully convicted Nicole Harris of murdering her 4 year old son who later was acquitted of all charges.

Albert Perez, Donald Falk, and Anthony Noradin who worked Alex's case,are also the defendants in this wrongful conviction lawsuit,Fields VS. City of Chicago.

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