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The Daily Northwestern

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

Billionaire J.B. Pritzker. State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston).  Businessman Chris Kennedy.

Three major democratic gubernatorial contenders to square off in March 20 primary

March 9, 2018

Four years ago, Bruce Rauner became the first Republican to net the governor’s seat in Illinois in over a decade. Now, after over three years of Rauner’s unpopular tenure, which saw Illinois without...

Alstory Simon talks to reporters as he is released from the Jacksonville Correctional Center in Jacksonville, Illinois in 2014. Paul Ciolino filed a lawsuit earlier this month alleging Simon engaged in a “conspiracy” to discredit his work and that of the Medill Innocence Project.

Former Medill Innocence Project private investigator files defamation lawsuit

January 17, 2018

A second lawsuit has been filed after investigations into a high-profile murder case led to two exonerations, the repeal of the death penalty in Illinois and the fall of one of Northwestern’s most distinguished...

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...

Former U.S. Attorney for Illinois will speak at Northwestern Law

February 19, 2013

Patrick Fitzgerald, a former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, is coming to the Northwestern School of Law next week to speak on “The Perils of Prosecutors Facing Ticking Time Bombs.” Fitzgerald,...

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