Yearly Archives: 2017

Crown Heights movie recommendation

Let me be clear: In no universe am I a professional movie critic, as you will see by reading this post. But I am a wrongful conviction lawyer and law professor, and I know a good teaching tool when I

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22 ILLINOIS EXONEREES AT LAST WILL RECEIVE COMPENSATION

The Illinois General Assembly finally passed a budget on July 6, 2017, overriding a veto by Governor Bruce Rauner. After more than two years without a full state budget, this is welcome news to many in Illinois, but none more

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Rest in peace, Billy Wayne Cope (the clients we lose)

It is rough to lose the case of a client you believe is innocent. It is even rougher to lose that client to an untimely death before the innocence case has been resolved.

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