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April 22, 2022

The Watts era is nearing a conclusion.

I started at the Exoneration Project almost seven years ago in May 2015. When I got here, Ben Baker was a case on our docket. By the time I got here, however, Ben’s attorney Liz Wang had moved out of state. Since I was the new guy with much less to do than anyone else, …

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The Watts era is nearing a conclusion.

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April 22, 2022

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October 1, 2021

Charges Dropped Against Police Torture Victim Sean Tyler

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September 17, 2021

PHOTOS: Watts Team Scandal Press Conference, 7/20/2021

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July 23, 2021

STORIES: 88 Petitioners Wrongfully Convicted in Watts Scandal

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July 20, 2021

Fact sheet: City’s inaction in disgraced Sergeant Watt’s decade-long CPD scandal

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July 19, 2021

PRESS CONFERENCE: Court Petition for 88 victims of Disgraced Chicago Police Sergeant Ronald Watts

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July 18, 2021

BREAKING: 7th Mass Exoneration of Victims of Corrupt CPD Sgt. Ronald Watts

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February 19, 2021

Op-Ed: What about the city’s other police scandals?

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January 4, 2021

BREAKING: State’s Attorne Dismisses Six More Convictions Tied to Corrupt Sgt. Ronald Watts

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December 15, 2020

BREAKING: LAWSUIT SEEKS ACCESS TO DNA EVIDENCE THAT MAY IDENTIFY THE INNOCENT

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July 6, 2020

BREAKING: Keith West Granted Pardon Based on Innocence

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December 12, 2019

BREAKING: In Dramatic Reversal, DuPage County Prosecutors Drop All Charges Against Man Who Served 17 Years For a Murder He Didn’t Commit

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April 17, 2019

BREAKING: Seventeen More Convictions Tied to Corrupt Sgt. Ronald Watts and His Team to be Dismissed at Hearings This Week

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February 10, 2019

Words Matter

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November 13, 2018

New Evidence, New Appeal in Royer Case

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June 13, 2018

Breaking: Jeff Clark Exonerated After More Than 20 Years

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February 26, 2018

Bill Amor, Exonerated After 22+ Years

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February 21, 2018

Josh Tepfer Talks the “Marquette 4” with WGN 🔊

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February 19, 2018

Det. Guevara Victim Ariel Gomez Exonerated

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February 15, 2018

Batchelor & Bailey Exonerated

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January 30, 2018

When “I don’t know” makes you a liar, revisited

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January 25, 2018

Thomas Sierra Exonerated After 22-year Wrongful Imprisonment

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January 9, 2018

Charges Dismissed for Robert Hill

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December 15, 2017

The Corruption of Ronald Watts

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September 13, 2017

Who is more qualified than Reginald Dwayne Betts?

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August 7, 2017

Breaking: EP Files for Immediate Release After New DNA Evidence Exonerates Nevest Coleman

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August 7, 2017

Chicago Contract Attorney

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July 27, 2017

Insure or Imprison?

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June 28, 2017

State Identification & the Reentry Process

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June 15, 2017

BREAKING: Patrick Prince, Exonerated!

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April 27, 2017

The Story of Illinois C-Numbers

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April 25, 2017

Penalizing Poverty

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April 19, 2017

Jack McCullough: Certificate of Innocence

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April 12, 2017

Note to Self After #INConf2017

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March 31, 2017

No Hugs Through Video

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March 28, 2017

When Justice Prevails

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March 23, 2017

Some Good Things

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March 17, 2017

Wrongful Convictions & Political Convictions

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February 21, 2017

Not My President’s Day

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February 20, 2017

Never Say Never

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February 17, 2017

Discarded DNA & The Case of Moses-EL

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September 29, 2016

We are Not Sisyphus.

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September 29, 2016

The Worst Lie Detectors

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September 29, 2016

Strongly Held Convictions: #AsiansforBlackLives

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September 29, 2016

What happened to the Dixmoor Investigation?

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September 29, 2016

Dear DA Thompson

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September 29, 2016

Pardon Me, Governor Pence

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September 29, 2016

Unsung Heroes

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September 29, 2016

When “I don’t know” makes you a liar

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September 29, 2016

The Politics of Wrongful Convictions

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September 29, 2016

Reviewing How Convictions Get Reviewed

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September 29, 2016

The Human Component in Wrongful Conviction Litigation

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September 29, 2016

Do Innocence Projects Make Criminal Defense Harder?

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September 29, 2016

Ruminations on a Broken Criminal Justice System

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September 29, 2016

Graduation

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September 29, 2016

One confession—sometimes true, sometimes false

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September 29, 2016

Justice or Preferential Treatment?

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September 28, 2016

In Praise of the Convicted Criminal Witness

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September 28, 2016

Illinois’s Slow (Non-existent) Response to Error & Scandal

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September 28, 2016

Reviewing Convictions of Convicted Cops

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