Medill Innocence Project

Northwestern University

Northwestern’s Medill Innocence Project Turns Attention To Shaken Baby Cases

The Medill Innocence Project at Northwestern, which looks into prisoners’ cases, has helped free several wrongfully convicted inmates over the years.


Northwestern University

Judge Orders Medill Student Journalists To Turn Over 500 E-Mails

Northwestern University has 10 days to file an appeal, following a judge’s ruling ordering Medill students turn over their communication regarding a convicted murderer.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

David Protess

NU: Journalism Professor ‘Undermined’ University

Northwestern University says a journalism professor known for helping free prisoners on death row has “undermined” the university’s integrity with lies and false statements.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

David Protess

Report: NU Cancels Journalism Professor’s Class

David Protess and his students at Northwestern University have helped free innocent men from Illinois prisons. But now, it seems that the professor and the university are at odds.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011