The Daily Northwestern

Medill Justice Project opens DC bureau

Julie Fishbach, Reporter

November 17, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

The Medill Justice Project has expanded to Washington, D.C., with a new bureau that opened this quarter. The investigative reporting project covers potentially wrongful convictions and criminal justice issues. Julie Woon, who...

Murder conviction of Alstory Simon overturned after doubts shed on Protess investigation

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

October 31, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

The Cook County state's attorney vacated the double-murder conviction of Alstory Simon on Thursday, raising questions about an investigation assisted by former Medill Prof. David Protess. Protess led the Medill Innocence...