A federal judge has denied a motion from the special prosecutors in the Curtis Lovelace murder trial to quash their subpoenas in Lovelace's civil rights lawsuit.
A federal judge has rejected a motion by attorneys representing the city of Quincy to dismiss most of the civil rights lawsuit filed by Curtis Lovelace and his family after his March acquittal on one count of first-degree murder.
The Curtis Lovelace trial returns to the spotlight Friday when NBC presents a two-hour "Dateline" on a case that captivated the region for more than two years.
Attorneys for Curtis Lovelace and his family are asking a federal judge to not dismiss any of the counts of their civil rights lawsuit brought on after he was acquitted of murder charges in connection with the death of his first wife.
Attorneys representing the city of Quincy and personnel of the Quincy Police Department in the civil rights lawsuit brought on by Curtis Lovelace and his family are seeking to have 10 of the 11 counts dismissed.
Initial responses have been filed by attorneys representing the city of Quincy and Adams County in the federal civil rights lawsuit filed by Curtis Lovelace after he was found not guilty of first-degree murder in connection with the death of his first wif
The retrial of Curtis Lovelace on one count of first-degree murder cost the Quincy Police Department and the Adams County circuit clerk's office a combined $35,793. The Herald-Whig compiled invoices it received through Freedom of Information Act requests made to the Quincy Police Department, Adams County state's attorney's office, Adams County circuit clerk's office and Illinois state's attorney appellate prosecutor's office.
Attorneys representing Curtis Lovelace filed a motion for declaration of indigency and waiver of fees associated with appeal last Friday.