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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

Former Medill Prof. David Protess speaks with students during an Innocence Project meeting at Northwestern in 2009. Protess and NU are defendants in a suit filed Tuesday by a former inmate who was recently freed after spending 15 years in prison.

Freed inmate sues Northwestern, David Protess for $40 million

February 17, 2015

A man is suing Northwestern and other parties for $40 million after he says he was coerced to plead guilty to a double homicide and spent 15 years in prison following revelations by an NU journalism...

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

October 31, 2014

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...

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