News and Press

The following links provide news related to the past and current cases undertaken by the Illinois Innocence Project (IIP). Stories range from information on client or exoneree updates to summations of hearings or trials.

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May 13, 2016

Naperville man gets hearing to dispute conviction in 1995 fatal arson

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-naperville-arson-met-20160513-story.html

April 21, 2016

Righting wrongs Illinois Innocence Project marks 15 years

http://illinoistimes.com/article-17099-righting-wrongs.html

February 24, 2016

Illinois Innocence Project Holds ‘Making A Murderer’ Forum

http://newschannel20.com/news/local/illinois-innocence-project-holds-making-a-murderer-forum

January 29, 2016

Illinois Innocence Project secures release in 1997 Urbana murder case

http://www.wandtv.com/story/31092935/illinois-innocence-project-secures-release-in-1997-urbana-murder-case

November 15, 2015

Innocence Project founder brings case to Decatur

http://herald-review.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/innocence-project-founder-brings-case-to-decatur/article_88eace1a-ee53-5b8c-95b4-11d9f5e7937e.html

November 13, 2015

Latino Innocence Initiative aims to prevent wrongful convictions

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-latino-innocence-initiative-met-20151113-story.html

November 3, 2016

Illinois Innocence Project to focus on Latino outreach

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20151103/news/311039958/

June 18, 2015

Waukegan man receives innocence certificate

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150618/news/150618959/

June 18, 2015

Waukegan police have history of wrongful convictions, abuse allegations

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/watchdog/ct-waukegan-police-problems-met-20151028-story.html

March 11, 2015

Exonerated Waukegan man out of prison, Innocence Project says

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150310/news/150319827/

March 9, 2015

DNA Clears Angel Gonzalez, Wrongly Convicted Man But Freedom Delayed

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/angel-gonzalez-cleared-after-serving-20-years-wrongful-conviction-n320091

February 25, 2015

Innocence Project wants evidence better preserved

http://www.sj-r.com/article/20150225/NEWS/150229589

February 12, 2015

Innocence Project at UIS helps free man in prison 29 years

http://www.sj-r.com/article/20150212/News/150219783

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