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Jan Susler is a partner at the People’s Law Office in Chicago, Illinois, where her practice focuses on police misconduct civil rights litigation. She is a member of the National Lawyers Guild. For over three decades she has worked with the Puerto Rican independence movement and its political prisoners, serving as lead counsel in the efforts culminating in the 1999 presidential commutation of their sentences. She continues to represent Oscar López Rivera, who has served more than 34 years in US prisons for his commitment to the independence and self-determination of his nation.