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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

Alstory Simon talks to reporters as he is released from the Jacksonville Correctional Center in Jacksonville, Illinois, on Oct. 30, 2014. A private investigator sued Simon, among others, Wednesday for allegations of defamation.

Private investigator files $25 million counter-lawsuit in Alstory Simon case

April 28, 2016

A private investigator who worked with Northwestern students and former Medill Prof. David Protess filed a counter-lawsuit Wednesday against Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and others, alleging...

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...

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