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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


A Cook County Department of Corrections facility building, seen through the inside of a window.

Chicago legal advocacy groups use education campaigns to encourage vaccination among incarcerated individuals

May 28, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccination distribution has expanded across the country, incarcerated people remain one of the populations that is both most vulnerable to COVID-19 and most distrustful of medical care, according...

Xavier McElrath-Bey. McElrath-Bey, who spoke at a One Book One Northwestern event Wednesday. He was recently named co-executive director of the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth.

Criminal justice reform advocate Xavier McElrath-Bey discusses injustice and hope

October 28, 2020

Xavier McElrath-Bey, co-executive director at the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth, opened up Wednesday about serving over a decade as a teenager and young adult in the prison system. The event...

Northwestern law professors challenge parole revocation process

November 19, 2013

A group of attorneys at the Northwestern School of Law are suing to challenge how Illinois revokes parole for thousands of ex-convicts every year. The parole revocation system in the state of Illinois...

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