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Did Students Pay Witnesses?

Source: Posted By: Handson 4008 days ago

Prosecutors Allege Journalism Class Sought Testimony to Overturn Murder Conviction.

Prosecutors alleged Tuesday that a group of Northwestern University journalism students paid two people to testify in a class project seeking to overturn a 1981 murder conviction.

The claims marked the latest twist in a monthslong battle between the Cook County State's Attorney's office and the Medill Innocence Project at Northwestern. Past student research has helped set free 11 wrongly convicted men since....

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