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Northwestern University Center on Wrongful Convictions

What Would Be Your Last Meal? For 600 Executed Prisoners, One Painter Memorializes Their Answers

Alison Flowers | Posted 05.01.2016 | Impact
Alison Flowers

Since 2000, Green has painted 600 plates depicting the last meals of death row inmates, "The Last Supper." In cobalt-blue mineral paint, she notes on each plate the state and date of the execution alongside the meal request -- but no name, no crime.

Northwestern and Michigan Are Partners in the Pursuit of Justice for the Wrongfully Convicted

Steve Drizin | Posted 10.20.2014 | Crime
Steve Drizin

Although Michigan and Northwestern may battle one another in Big Ten sports, although our universities may fight each other for the best and the brightest students, we have become powerful partners in the pursuit of justice.

Burge Guilty Verdict Only the Beginning

Deborah Douglas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Deborah Douglas

The John Burge trial hinged on the one victim who didn't testify but whose case is responsible for charges finally being brought: Madison Hobley, the one true innocent.