Free Gerald Reed – Close to closing arguments

November 21, 2018 - 9 AM - 12 PM

George N Leighton Criminal Court, 2650 S. California Ave 2650 S California Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Supporting Organizations: Black Lives Matter Chicago and Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression

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This is a case of police torture. Gerald Reed has been in prison for 28 years. His case was confirmed by the Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission (TIRC) ( In Gerald’s case this is what TIRC stated “Pursuant to 775 ILCS 40/45(c) and 2 Ill. Adm. Code 3500.385(b), it is the decision of the
Commission that, by a preponderance of the evidence, there is sufficient evidence of torture to conclude the Claim is credible and merits judicial review for appropriate relief. ”

Many of you fought so hard for brothers and sisters to be afforded with hearings on their claims of torture. Come and stand with Gerald’s mom, Armanda Schackleford, in the courtroom as she seeks the release of her son Gerald who she has been separated from her son for over 29 years of his life.