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Chicago Innocence Project

Exonerated Death Row Inmate Back In Jail For Stealing Deodorant

Posted 08.02.2012 | Chicago

A man who served 17 years in prison for two murders he didn't commit has been sentenced to a year back in jail for retail theft. On Tuesday, Anthon...

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...

Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder Released After 21 Years In Prison

Posted 12.05.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man convicted in 1988 of killing a gang member and sentenced to 80 years in prison was released Tuesday after the purported crime's only eye...

Judge: Student Journalists' Emails Must Be Shared

Posted 11.07.2011 | Chicago

A Cook County judge ruled Wednesday that Northwestern University must turn over some 500 e-mails that student journalists at the school exchanged with...

Head Of Medill Innocence Project Retiring From Northwestern Amid Investigations

AP | By SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 08.13.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- A renowned Northwestern University journalism professor whose students helped free wrongfully convicted prison inmates but whose methods ha...