Dr. James Cavanaugh Testifies For Defendants

Dr. James L. Cavanaugh, Jr. recently testified for the defendants, the City of Waukegan and former Police Lieutenant Paul Hendley, in a civil rights suit filed by Alejandro Dominguez. Dr. Cavanaugh was rebutting the testimony of plaintiff's expert, Dr. Terry Kupers. Dr. Cavanaugh is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Rush Medical College and is the founder of Cavanaugh & Associates. Dr. Orest Eugene Wasyliw, also a member of Cavanaugh & Associates, also testified for the defendants. Dr. Wasyliw opined that Mr. Dominguez has painful feelings but those feelings do not impair him in his daily life. Dr. Wasyliw opined that Mr. Dominguez's petition for executive clemency was inconsistent with Mr. Dominguez suffering from a major depressive disorder. This trial took place in the Northern District of Illinois before the Honorable Milton I. Shadur.