Skip to main content

Joey Mogul

Director of Movement Partnerships

Movement Law Lab

Joey Mogul is a movement lawyer, organizer, and educator who recently joined Movement Law Lab to become the Director of Movement Partnerships after devoting over 26 years at the People's Law Office (where Mogul remains of counsel). Mogul represents people who have suffered from police violence in their civil rights cases and defending individuals in criminal and capital cases, as well working with organizers in their campaigns for justice and liberation.

Mogul has sought justice for Chicago Police torture survivors for over 25 years, successfully representing Burge torture survivors in their criminal and federal civil rights litigation and securing legal representation for the Burge torture survivors in their post-conviction proceedings in 2014. Mogul also successfully presented the cases to the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) in Geneva, Switzerland, obtaining a specific finding calling for the torturers to be held accountable in May of 2006.

Mogul drafted the original City Council ordinance providing reparations for the Chicago Police (Burge) torture survivors on behalf Chicago Torture Justice Memorials, an organization Mogul initiated and co-founded. On May 6, 2015, Chicago’s City Council passed unprecedented reparations legislation becoming the first municipality to provide systemic redress for racially motivated police violence.