The Chicago police legacy of extracting false confessions is costing the city millions
ABA Journal
June 27, 2018

“While false confessions have been documented throughout the country, Chicago stands out in part, Neufeld thinks, because of the high concentration of innocence projects and lawyers who specialize in wrongful conviction litigation.

“They include the Center on Wrongful Convictions, the Exoneration Project at the University of Chicago Law School, the Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center at Northwestern, and dozens of law students and pro bono attorneys interested in these kinds of cases. In Chicago and elsewhere, they’ve become known as professional exonerators.”

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