Chicago's Top Cop Declares End to Lawsuit Settlements
September 01, 2009
Bring it on!
That's what police Supt. Jody Weis is telling lawyers who sue his officers.
Weis has asked the city to become more aggressive in fighting lawsuits he views as "meritless" by going to trial instead of settling them.
Last month, Weis notified Chief U.S. District Judge James F. Holderman of the change in strategy.
"I have asked the Department of Law to litigate those cases which would have been settled [as] a matter of financial concern," Weis told the judge in a July 23 letter obtained by the Sun-Times.
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