The Daily Northwestern

Medill Justice Project makes strides in shaken baby syndrome cases

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant In Focus Editor

February 19, 2013

In the past few years, the Medill Justice Project has undergone many changes, most recently changing its name from the Medill Innocence Project. But one major turning point occurred for the organization last year, when it began...

Medill Justice Project director explains name change

Rafi Letzter, Reporter

February 7, 2013

For the first time since the Medill Innocence Project was founded at Northwestern in 1999, the program underwent a name change. Medill Justice Project director Alec Klein said today the December change of the program’s title...

Protess scores victory as investigative work aids man in obtaining evidentiary hearing

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

January 27, 2013

Medill Innocence Project founder David Protess secured what he called a “stunning victory for justice” Friday when his and his students' investigative work helped spur a judge's decision to grant an evidentiary hearing for...