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Orlando Sentinel: Tommy Zeigler Trial Plagued by ‘Significant’ Problems, Report Says

Elyssa Cherney highlights The Medill Justice Project’s investigation that finds crucial details overlooked in the case of William Thomas “Tommy” Zeigler, a Florida death row inmate. Read the full story here.

Defrosting Cold Cases: Ballistics Point Away From Zeigler

Alice de Sturler writes about The Medill Justice Project’s investigation of William Thomas “Tommy” Zeigler’s case and highlights MJP’s finding that ballistics evidence point away from Zeigler. Read the full story here.

Orlando Sentinel: Tommy Zeigler Case: Justice Journalists Probe 1976 Murder Conviction

Elyssa Cherney writes about The Medill Justice Project’s decision to examine the case of Tommy Zeigler, a Florida death row inmate who maintains his innocence in a 1975 quadruple murder. Read the full story here.

October 2017

October 2017

In October 2017, The Medill Justice Project won first place in the College Media Association’s Pinnacle Awards in “Best News Package” for our podcast series on William Thomas “Tommy” Zeigler’s case and in “Best General News Story” for our investigation of Steven Slutzker’s case. The Read the full story here.

September 2017

September 2017

In September 2017, the College Media Association named The Medill Justice Project a Pinnacle Award finalist for “Best General News Story” for our investigation of Steven Slutzker’s case and “Best News Package” and “Best Podcast” for our podcast series on William Thomas “Tommy” Zeigler’s case.

September 2017

September 2017

In September 2017, the National Council on Crime & Delinquency named The Medill Justice Project a finalist for the annual Media for a Just Society Awards in the “Youth Media” category for our examination of the Rodney Fisher case and podcast series on the William Read the full story here.

August 2017

August 2017

In August 2017, the Online News Association named The Medill Justice Project a finalist for an Online Journalism Award in the “David Teeuwen Student Journalism” category for our investigation and podcast series on the William Thomas “Tommy” Zeigler case.

May 2017

May 2017

In May 2017, The Medill Justice Project won three Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism for our multimedia investigations of the Tonia Miller case, the William Thomas “Tommy” Zeigler case and the death penalty. The Chicago Headline Club, one of the largest chapters of the national Society Read the full story here.

March 2017

March 2017

In March 2017, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association named MJP students the recipient of several Gold Circle Awards. MJP won first place for our investigation of the William Thomas “Tommy” Zeigler case and received a certificate of merit for our investigation of the Kate Parker Read the full story here.

Death Denied

The Medill Justice Project premieres death penalty documentary, ‘Sword of Damocles’Read the full story here.