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Brendan Dassey case shines spotlight on Northwestern’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

January 14, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Nine years ago, 16-year-old Brendan Dassey was convicted for his involvement in the murder of Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. His lawyers at Northwestern’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth contend his confession...

Client of School of Law’s wrongful convictions center cleared of 1980 murder and attempted rape

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

August 18, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Daniel Andersen, a client of Northwestern School of Law’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth and The University of Chicago’s Exoneration Project, was cleared Thursday of murder and attempted rape convictions for w...

Center on Wrongful Convictions co-director Jane Raley remembered for passion for justice

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Over the course of her 14 years as co-director of Northwestern School of Law’s Center on Wrongful Convictions, Jane Raley was not only known for her talent as an attorney and professor, but for her “exceptional ability...