The Daily Northwestern

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...

Northwestern’s Center on Wrongful Convictions helps exonerate man of 1996 murder charge

Lydia Ramsey, Managing Editor

September 6, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Almost 18 years after being wrongly convicted of murder, a Michigan man will be set free Monday thanks to DNA evidence and the persistence of wrongful conviction centers at Northwestern and the University of Michigan. A Michigan prosecutor announced...

Center on Wrongful Convictions asks Quinn to pardon former death row inmate

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

October 16, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

The Center on Wrongful Convictions on Wednesday asked Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to pardon a former death row inmate whose conviction was overturned in 2004. Attorneys from the center, which operates as part of the Northwestern...