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Anita Alvarez Wrongful Convictions

Anita Alvarez Slams '60 Minutes' For 'Misleading' Interview

Posted 12.14.2012 | Chicago

After being drubbed in the press for her disastrous "60 Minutes" interview, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez is crying foul. The Dec. 9 s...

WATCH: Anita Alvarez's '60 Minutes' Disaster

Posted 12.11.2012 | Chicago

It has already been called everything from "political suicide" to "self immolation" to straight-up humiliation. But whatever it was, Cook County St...

Man Cleared Of Murder Charge After 17 Years In Prison

Posted 08.31.2012 | Chicago

Updated story A 37-year-old Chicago man who has been in prison since 1997 on a murder conviction will soon be freed thanks to new DNA testing that ...

State's Attorney Forms New Team To Handle Wrongful Conviction Cases

Posted 02.03.2012 | Chicago

On Thursday, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that Stanley Wrice, an Illinois inmate who claims that officers beat him with a flashlight and rubber ho...