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Thomas Sierra Exonerated After 22-year Wrongful Imprisonment

Charges Dropped in Latest Case Tied to CPD Det. Guevara January 9, 2018: The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office dropped all charges against Thomas Sierra for a 1995 murder, the latest case investigated by former Chicago Detective Reynaldo Guevara to unravel. Sierra spent 22 years in prison, always maintaining his innocence. Sierra’s conviction was based ...

Charges Dismissed for Robert Hill

Robert Hill has always insisted he was innocent of the armed robbery and murder that occurred at Frank’s Liquor Store in October 2005. Indeed, Robert has always insisted that he told the Cook County Sheriff’s police he was innocent when arrested and questioned about this crime in October 2007. What’s more, Robert insisted that the ...

The Corruption of Ronald Watts

CPD Officer Ronald Watts and his tactical team terrorized residents of the Ida B. Wells housing community for a decade. On September 12, 2017, Exoneration Project attorney Joshua Tepfer filed a “CONSOLIDATED PETITION FOR RELIEF FROM JUDGEMENT AND TO VACATE CONVICTIONS PURSUANT TO 735 ILCS 5/2-1401” in Cook County Criminal Court. The Petition seeks to ...

Who is more qualified than Reginald Dwayne Betts?

Attorney Josh Tepfer Ever do something stupid when you were a teenager? Of course you did. Want to know why you did that stupid thing? Well, one reason is your brain wasn’t fully mature. Teenagers do stupid things, in part, because of biology. Their brains don’t let them see long term consequences or too far ...