Read public documents and citations of medical and scientific studies that Medill students obtained for their investigation.


Matthew Czapski’s autopsy report.

Court records

Blood slide request on appeal

Claus Speth affidavit

David Nadelman deposition

David Nadelman subpoena and medical records

Department of Children and Family Services records

Deena Leonard consultation

Deena Leonard consultation follow-up notes

Illinois Court of Appeals record

Letters to trial judge from Pamela Jacobazzi’s family and friends

Lutheran General Hospital records

MarianJoy Rehabilitation Hospital and Clinics records, part 1

MarianJoy Rehabilitation Hospital and Clinics records, part 2

MarianJoy Rehabilitation Hospital and Clinics records, part 3

St. Joseph Hospital records

Trial transcript, part 1

Trial transcript, part 2

Trial transcript, part 3

Trial transcript, part 4

Uma Subramanian affidavit

Verdict on Nadelman medical records

Witness list



Bandak, Faris A. “Shaken baby syndrome: A biomechanics analysis of injury mechanisms.” Forensic Science International, 2005.

Emerson, M. Vaughn, et al. “Ocular autopsy and histopathologic features of child abuse.” Ophthalmology, 2007.

Gilliland, M.G.F. “Interval duration between injury and severe symptoms in nonaccidental head trauma in infants and young children.” American Journal of Forensic Science, 1998.

Greenes, David S. and Joeli Hettler. “Can the initial history predict whether a child with a head injury has been abused?” Pediatrics, 2003.

Lantz, P.E. et al. “Perimacular retinal folds from childhood head trauma.” BMJ, 2004.

Mileusnic, Darinka and Scott Denton. “Delayed sudden death in an infant following an accidental fall: A case report with review of the literature.” The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 2003.

Obi, Ebube and Patrick Watts. “Are there any pathognomonic signs in shaken baby syndrome?” Journal of AAPOS, 2007.

Plunkett, John. “Fatal pediatric head injuries caused by short-distance falls.” The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 2001.

Turner, Jane W. et al. “Perimacular retinal folds simulating nonaccidental injury in an infant.” Archives of Ophthalmology, 2006.

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