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Mother’s Day – what do you say?

What do you say on Mother’s Day to a woman wrongfully convicted of her own child’s murder?

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Must a prosecutor disclose new evidence of innocence after conviction? Illinois ethics rules say yes.

I am embarrassed to say that until yesterday, when I read a Chicago Tribune story about a possible wrongful conviction in DeKalb County, I was unaware that the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct now include the following new special duties

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Guest post about Jane Raley by Linus Chan (’02)

But – when it came to Jane Raley, well it was my time with her that changed me the most.

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Things aren’t always as they seem (reflections on Joe Gliniewicz, Patrick Kane, and wrongful convictions)

The September funeral for Fox Lake (Illinois) Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was attended by thousands, and his death was cited by some as emblematic of a “war on cops.” Gliniewicz is now being portrayed not as a brave police officer gunned

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