Cook County Assistant Public Defenders Sexual Harassment Class Action

Cook County Assistant Public Defenders Sexual Harassment Class Action

Brown et al. v. Cook County, et al. (17-cv-8085, N.D. Ill.)

The parties have reached a class action settlement in the suit relating to sexual harassment of female Assistant Public Defenders and Law Clerks by male detainees in the custody of the Cook County Sheriff. The settlement has been preliminarily and finally approved by the Court.


The following are links to court orders, court filings, and more information about the sexual harassment class action case on behalf of Cook County Assistant Public Defenders and Law Clerks, including the Class Action Notice that was mailed to the class members.

Order Granting Final Approval of Settlement

Order Scheduling Final Settlement Approval Hearing

Order and Opinion Granting Class Certification

Preliminary Injunction Order Against Cook County Public Defender and

Preliminary Injunction Order Against Cook County Sheriff

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