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June 2016

06/26/2016

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Judge will consider appointing a special prosecutor in Ridulph case | Bluhm Legal Clinic; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in Daily Chronicle

06/21/2016

06/20/2016

Ending Gun Violence | Stephanie Kollmann in The New York Times

06/15/2016

Kids and Justice: The Legal Battles Ahead | Carolyn Frazier; Bluhm Legal Clinic in The Crime Report

06/13/2016

Law Schools Cancel Classes for Election Day | Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Bloomberg

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Detroiter convicted in 4 killings as teen ordered freed | Megan Crane; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Detroit Free Press

06/07/2016

Getting a clean slate in the Prairie State | Julie L. Biehl JD '86; Carolyn Frazier; Children and Family Justice Center in Chicago Lawyer

06/07/2016

Judge vacates conviction of teen in quadruple homicide | Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in The Detroit News

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May 2016

05/31/2016

Carbon planning under legal stay moves behind closed doors | Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in E&E Publishing

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Illinois pushes legal aid for juveniles in murder cases | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Associated Press

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Let's Ditch War Crimes | Jide Nzelibe in OZY

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Tech leaders to college grads: 'Failure is an everyday occurrence' | Howard Tullman JD '70; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago Tribune

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20 in their 20's | Esther Joy King JD/LLM Tax '13 in Crain's Chicago Business

05/13/2016

Power Sheet - May 13, 2016 | John O. McGinnis in Fortune

05/13/2016

'Making a Murderer' impact far-reaching | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Marshfield News-Herald

05/11/2016

'Making a Murderer' sequel may feature Zellner | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Sheboygan Press

05/08/2016

Did LaFaye Gaskins Really Murder Albert Dodson? | Rob Warden; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Philadelphia Magazine

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Man wrongfully convicted of 1999 murder sues Lake County officers | Bluhm Legal Clinic; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Chicago Sun-Times

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April 2016

04/29/2016

Illinois Commission Wants Tighter Law On Sharing Juvenile Criminal Records | Julie L. Biehl JD '86; Children and Family Justice Center in Peoria Public Radio

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Just 3 in 1,000 juvenile arrest records expunged in Illinois, report says | Julie L. Biehl JD '86; Children and Family Justice Center in Chicago Tribune

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Steven Avery case puts focus on innocence projects | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Fond du lac Reporter

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Judge Denies Emergency Order For Inmates Seeking New Parole Hearings | David M. Shapiro; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in Peoria Public Radio

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In Clerkship Picks, Law Schools Want Garland to Share the Love | Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in The National Law Journal

04/08/2016

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False confessions, false conceptions | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

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March 2016

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The One Kind of Diversity Colleges Avoid (subscription required) | James Lindgren in The Wall Street Journal

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'Making a Murderer" a distraction? | Laura H. Nirider JD '08 in Post-Crescent

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Why Are Educators Learning How to Interrogate Their Students? | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in The New Yorker

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Inmate challenges faith-based rehab | David M. Shapiro; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in Illinois Times

03/16/2016

Prosecutor:?Perjury case legitimate | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Strugis Journal

03/11/2016

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'Making a Murderer' attorney joins fight for Michigan man | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Center on Wrongful Convictions in WBAY

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Northwestern Law professors call for special prosecutor in Laquan McDonald case | Sheila Bedi; Locke E. Bowman; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in The Daily Northwestern

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February 2016

02/27/2016

'Making a Murderer' Filmmakers Consider Second Season | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Rolling Stone

02/26/2016

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Rev. Jesse Jackson joins others in seeking special prosecutor for Jason Van Dyke case | Locke E. Bowman; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in Chicago Sun-Times

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Attorney for Brendan Dassey of 'Making a Murderer' speaking in MN today | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Bring Me the News

02/22/2016

02/22/2016

'Making a Murderer' attorney speaks at University of St. Thomas | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Fox 9 (Minneapolis)

02/19/2016

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Prosecutorial Discretion | David J. Scheffer in The New Rambler

02/16/2016

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Laquan McDonald Police Shooting Needs Special Prosecutor, Petition Says | Locke E. Bowman; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in Huffington Post

02/16/2016

Northwestern to offer more financial aid to law school students and alumni | Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in ABA Journal

02/16/2016

Civil Rights Attorneys Request Anita Alvarez Be Removed From Laquan McDonald Shooting Case, Seek Special Prosecutor | Locke E. Bowman; Sheila Bedi; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in NBC Chicago

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Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bills are Unconstitutional | Northwestern University Law Review in Slate

02/11/2016

Inside the phenomena of false confessions | Rob Warden; Center on Wrongful Convictions in WGN News

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'Making a Murderer' not a 'game of Clue' | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Green Bay Press-Gazette

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High court's ruling could give defendants new shot (subscription required) | Karen L. Daniel; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

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How 'Making a Murderer' exposes flaws in juvenile justice system | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Minnesota Public Radio

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January 2016

01/29/2016

Lead Contamination Poses Hazards Far Beyond Flint | Nancy C. Loeb; Environmental Advocacy Center in Vice News

01/29/2016

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The State of Wisconsin vs. Steven Avery | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Dateline NBC

01/28/2016

'Making a Murderer' Town's Answer to Netflix Series: You Don't Know | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in The New York Times

01/28/2016

Brendan Dassey's Lawyer Is Fighting the Conviction of Tyra Patterson | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Mic

01/27/2016

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01/26/2016

The Best Law Schools Are Attracting Fewer Students | Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Bloomberg Business

01/26/2016

01/23/2016

United By Media- in Depth Discussion With Attorney Featured on Making a Murderer | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in United by Media

01/21/2016

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What Is The Center On Wrongful Convictions? Brendan Dassey Could Have A Chance At A Retrial With Its Help | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Bustle

01/21/2016

Is violence necessary to topple a dictator? (Available online to web subscribers) (subscription required) | David J. Scheffer in Foreign Policy

01/19/2016

Opinion: State making it harder for ex-cons to go straight | David M. Shapiro; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in Chicago Sun-Times

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What It's Really Like to Be a Wrongful Conviction Attorney | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Flare Magazine

01/14/2016

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Brendan Dassey case shines spotlight on Northwestern's Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Katie Marie Zouhary JD '12; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in The Daily Northwestern

01/13/2016

The Truth Will Help Brendan Dassey: A Conversation With 'Making A Murderer' Attorney Laura Nirider | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Forbes

01/11/2016

Avery lawyer says there is new evidence, but Gimbel sees long road ahead | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in OnMilwaukee

01/08/2016

Here's How the Making a Murderer Nephew May Clear His Name | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Esquire

01/08/2016

'Making a Murderer,' and the Huge Problem of False Youth Confessions | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Rolling Stone

01/07/2016

70 Years After 'Lipstick Murders,' Doubt Over Killer's Guilt Still Lingers | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Center on Wrongful Convictions in DNAinfo Chicago

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Could Making a Murderer Free Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey? | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Vogue

01/05/2016

'Making a Murderer' Features Chicago-Style Police Interrogation Technique | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in DNAinfo Chicago

01/05/2016

Chicago-Based Lawyers Await Judge's Decision on 'Making a Murderer' Case | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in NBC Chicago

01/05/2016

Can Steven Avery get out of prison? Here's one way, but it's very difficult | Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in OnMilwaukee

01/05/2016

A Chicago-based legal team is appealing the Making a Murderer case | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Chicago Reader

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