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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...

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

Ally Mutnick, Assistant Campus Editor

February 19, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

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, the...