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The Fifth Annual Defenders of the Innocent Awards Reception

On April 9, 2012, supporters of the Downstate Illinois Innocence Project gathered at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield to honor award recipients for the past year. The honorees were:

  • SCOTT TUROWAward-winning Attorney & author: for his contributions as an attorney in innocence cases, his tireless work toward the abolition of the flawed death penalty system in Illinois, and his writing, which educates the general public to these issues and enhances understanding of our legal system

Scott Turow UIS Book Signing