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08/07/14 Teenagers in US prisons: it's time for the savagery and neglect to finally end, The Guardian

08/03/14 Case shut, questions linger about investigators in Murdock murder, Omaha World-Herald

08/03/14 Livers questioning said to deviate from standard practices, Omaha World-Herald

08/01/14 Carol Marin: Alvarez spokeswoman called reporters investigating Koschman case j--offs, Chicago Sun-Times

02/05/14 Editorial: Police Department needs to pay the price for handling of Koschman investigations, Chicago Sun-Times

02/05/14 Rahm offers sympathy to Koschman mom, Chicago Sun-Times

02/04/14 Daley quickly knew of nephew’s involvement, Chicago Sun-Times

02/04/14 Special prosecutor: Daley, family did not try to influence Koschman case, Chicago Tribune

02/04/14 Webb weighed charges against 6 cops, Chicago Sun-Times

02/04/14 Witnesses testified under immunity, Chicago Sun-Times

02/04/14 No evidence Daley influenced 2004 death investigation involving nephew, report says, WLS-TV

02/04/14 Special prosecutor says Daley did not try to influence Vanecko case, WGN-TV

02/04/14 Attorney: Clout Played a Role in Koschman Probe, NBC 5

02/03/14 Exonerated man files federal lawsuit against Chicago police, Chicago Tribune

02/03/14 The murder case against him tossed, man sues city, Chicago Police, Chicago Sun-Times

02/03/14 Daniel Taylor files wrongful conviction suit after 20-year prison term, WLS-TV, Chicago

02/03/14 3 get certificates of innocence after murder convictions dismissed, Chicago Tribune

01/17/14 David Shapiro and Alan Mills: Chicago ‘NATO 3’ trial limits public access, Chicago Sun-Times

01/03/14 Carol Marin: On verge of justice for Koschman, Chicago Sun-Times

12/30/13 Editorial: Good choice to head torture inquiry panel, Chicago Sun-Times

12/17/13 Lawyers push to find more alleged police torture victims from Burge era, Chicago Sun-Times

12/17/13 Judge to rule next year on Burge class action, Chicago Tribune

12/17/13 Prosecutors: Vanecko drank for eight hours before punching Koschman, Chicago Sun-Times

12/16/13 New Details Emerge as Former Mayor's Nephew Awaits Trial in Koschman Case, Ward Room blog, NBC 5

12/14/13 Sheila Bedi: We Can't Arrest Our Way to Safer Schools, U.S. News and World Report

12/12/13 Chicago torture saga grows, victim released from prison after 31 years, Christian Science Monitor

12/12/13 Stanley Wrice, alleged police torture victim, will not be retried in 1982 rape, Associated Press

12/12/13 Opinion: Burge Still Haunts Chicago, Ward Room blog, NBC 5

12/11/13 Victim of Burge crew leaves prison, Chicago Tribune

12/11/13 Another man freed in Chicago police torture saga, Associated Press

12/01/13 Sheila Bedi: Are Prisons Bleeding Us Dry?, Daily Beast

11/15/13 Carol Marin: The FOP’s misguided bid to ‘protect’ over release of Koschman report, Chicago Sun-Times

11/14/13 Editorial: Public a loser in latest Koschman case ruling, Chicago Sun-Times

11/13/13 Judge won’t unseal report, Chicago Sun-Times

11/13/13 Judge won't unseal report before Daley nephew's trial, Chicago Tribune

11/13/13 Judge Orders Koschman Report Sealed Until Trial, NBC 5

11/11/13 Lawsuits challenge Illinois' parole revocation process, Chicago Tribune

10/31/13 Wrongly accused seeks $4.5M from ex-CSI chief Kofoed, Omaha World-Herald

10/25/13 Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning's Fall From Grace, Huffington Post

10/24/13 Suit: Illinois parole revocation hearings 'a sham', Associated Press

10/23/13 Editorial: Public needs reassurance after botched murder case, Omaha World-Herald

10/21/13 Men falsely accused in 2006 murders to get $2.6 million in settlement, Omaha World-Herald

10/14/13 Wrongful convictions: Exonerated inmate wins early round in suit against Lake County officials, Chicago Tribune

10/10/13 NBC 5, Chicago Sun-Times Ask Court To Unseal Webb's Koschman-Vanecko Report, Ward Room blog, NBC 5

10/10/13 Unseal Koschman report, judge is urged, Chicago Sun-Times

10/02/13 Alexa Van Brunt of the Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center discusses Chicago police torture cases on "Politics Tonight," CLTV

09/17/13 Judge clears way for lawsuit filed by men falsely accused of Nebraska murder, Lincoln (NE) Journal Star

09/18/13 Federal judge: 2 men wrongly accused of murder can proceed with lawsuit, Omaha World-Herald

09/21/13 Nanci Koschman: Questions Remain in Son's Death, NBC 5

09/20/13 Time haunts Nanci Koschman, Carol Marin column, Chicago Sun-Times

09/20/13 Editorial: Clout and the Koschman case, Chicago Tribune

09/20/13 No charges against Chicago police, prosecutors in Koschman case, Chicago Tribune

09/19/13 Prosecutor: Cops can't be charged, Chicago Sun-Times

09/19/13 Editorial:  No charges in Koschman case, but still plenty of stink, Chicago Sun-Times

09/19/13 No New Indictments in Koschman Case, Special Prosecutor Says, Ward Room blog, NBC 5

09/19/13 No new charges in deadly bar fight case involving Daley nephew; Report sealed until trial in death of David Koschman, WLS-TV

09/13/13 Preckwinkle praises Emanuel's apology for Burge era, Chicago Sun-Times

09/06/13 City moves forward on police brutality settlements involving former Lt. Jon Burge, WLS-TV

09/05/13 $12.3 million settlement in police torture case spares Daley from testifying, Chicago Sun-Times

09/05/13 $12.3M for 2 alleged Burge victims, Chicago Tribune

09/05/13 City Poised To Pay Another Police-Torture Settlement, WBBM

09/11/13 Emanuel apologizes for torture under former Chicago Police commander, cohorts, Chicago Sun-Times

09/11/13 Mayor: 'Sorry' for Burge torture era, Chicago Tribune

08/28/13 Beaman lawsuit focusing on Normal police, Bloomington Pantagraph

08/16/13 Tarnished Badges: They break the rules, commit crimes — but remain Chicago cops, Chicago Sun-Times

06/28/13 All charges dropped against man convicted in double slaying, Chicago Tribune

05/14/13 Daley nephew trial expected next year, grand jury still working, Chicago Sun-Times

05/09/13 Editorial: Innocence finding exacts costly toll on all involved, Bloomington Pantagraph

04/25/13 Alan Beaman formally declared innocent in Lockmiller killing, Bloomington Pantagraph

04/17/13 Koschman special prosecutor bills come to $1 million, Chicago Sun-Times

04/11/13 Editorial: Clear up all cases tainted by torture claims, Chicago Sun-Times

03/29/13 Clear up cover-up in Koschman case, Carol Marin column, Chicago Sun-Times

03/25/13 'Lost' files in Daley nephew case 'removed,' then mysteriously returned, Chicago Sun-Times

12/04/12 Silence painful as Koschman's mom speaks, Chicago Tribune

12/04/12 Chicago asks judge to vacate landmark verdict in beaten bartender case, Associated Press

12/03/12 Daley Nephew Charged 8 Years After Koschman Death, Ward Room blog, NBC 5

12/03/12 Remembering David Koschman, Ward Room blog, NBC 5

11/15/12 'Englewood 4' Say Cops Ignored Evidence That Could Clear Them, Chicago Sun-Times

11/15/12 'Englewood Four' Sue Over Wrongful Conviction For 1994 Rape, Murder, CBS Channel 2

10/30/12 Exonerated Man Says Cops, Prosecutors Framed Him in Girl's Slaying, Chicago Tribune

10/30/12 Juan Rivera Suing Lake County Officials Over Three Convictions, WBEZ (audio)

10/24/12 Suit Alleges 'Kangaroo Court' Juvenile Parole System, Chicago Tribune

10/24/12 Lawsuit Claims Illinois' Juvenile Parole System Is Unconstitutional, Illinois Issues blog

10/18/12 'Dixmoor 5' Sue Police, Claim Confessions Were Coerced, Chicago Tribune

10/17/12 'Dixmoor 5' Sue Over Wrongful Rape, Murder Convictions, Channel 2 coverage (video)

10/17/12 Lawyers Ask For Hearings On Prisoners Who May Be Victims Of Jon Burge's Police Abuse, Chicago Tribune

10/17/12 Editorial: Tortured Justice, Chicago Sun-Times

10/16/12 More Potential Burge Victims Want Justice, Chicago Tonight (video)

06/07/12 Man Freed After 21 Years Sues Chicago Police, Chicago Tribune

04/06/12 Special Prosecutor Ordered In Daley Nephew Case, ABC 7 News (video)

04/06/12 David Koschman Closer To Justice Than I Ever Thought Possible, Chicago Sun-Times

03/29/12 Judges Not Immune in Beaman Wrongful Conviction Suit, Pantagraph

03/13/12 Gov. Quinn's Proposal to Close Tamms Supermax Prison Got It Right, Huffington Post

03/12/12 City of Chicago to Pay Man $3.6 Million for Wrongful Conviction, Chicago Sun-Times

10/20/11 Chicago Ought to Change the Standard Ending to That Old Wrongful Conviction Story, Huffington Post

10/18/11 Ramsey County Medical Examiner at Center of Rodriguez Legal Challenge, MPR News

08/18/11 Demanding Justice for the Still-Imprisoned Burge Victims, Huffington Post

06/27/11 Airport Security: For What it's Worth, Huffington Post

06/08/11 Mass Incarceration Undoes California (And the Rest of Us Too), Huffington Post

05/25/11 A Time for Change or More of the Same at the Chicago Police Department?, Huffington Post

05/11/11 More Sobriety Please: Bin Laden's Death No Cause for Dancing in the Streets, Huffington Post

05/04/11 The Dark Side of the Daley Legacy: Enabler of Torture, Huffington Post

04/19/11 Prisoner Abuse in Wikileaks Case Puts Our Standards on Trial, Huffington Post

04/12/11 Chicago Police Miss the Message About the Cost of Wrongful Convictions, Huffington Post

04/05/11 A Supreme Miscalculation: High Court Should Revisit Prosecutorial Immunity, Huffington Post