Bartlit Beck Wins $15 Million for Wrongly Convicted Man

James Newsome v. McNally & McCabe (2001)

$15 million

Phil Beck and Sean Gallagher won James Newsome a $15 million jury verdict in Federal Court in Chicago for his wrongful conviction of a crime he did not commit.  Bartlit Beck showed the jury that detectives had rigged the police lineup in which witnesses falsely identified Mr. Newsome as the murderer.