The Medill Justice Project draws national and local media attention from such outlets as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, United Press International, American Journalism Review, American Bar Association Journal, the French TV outlet Canal+, the Spanish-language news network Univision, Chicago Public Radio, The Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Reader, Fox Chicago, The Herald Tribune, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Al Jazeera America and others.
LA Weekly: Many Experts Have Discredited Shaken Baby Syndrome. So Why is Maria Mendez Still in Prison?
LA Weekly reporter Beth Barrett covers the debate concerning shaken-baby syndrome diagnoses and references The Medill Justice Project’s shaken-baby syndrome database. Read the full story here.
North by Northwestern: Scenes of a Crime Filmmakers Interrogate Wrongful Convictions, Criminal Justice System
North by Northwestern reporter Ali Pelczar covers the screening of the true-crime documentary “Scenes of a Crime,” an event presented by The Medill Justice Project and the Center on Wrongful Convictions. Read the full story here.
The Northwestern Chronicle: Meet Medill’s New Dean
Medill dean Bradley Hamm discusses The Medill Justice Project’s work with the Northwestern Chronicle. Read the full story here.
Your World with WNUR News: The Medill Justice Project
WNUR reporter Taylor Thomas speaks with The Medill Justice Project Director Alec Klein about investigating potentially wrongful convictions. Listen to the story here.
Northwestern News Network: A Breakthrough for Justice
Fox Chicago: Ex-Sitter Fights to Get Conviction in Infant Death Overturned
Fox Chicago’s Anna Davlantes features The Medill Justice Project’s investigation into former Chicago-area day care worker Jennifer Del Prete’s murder conviction. Watch the story about the shaken-baby syndrome case here.
The Daily Northwestern: Medill Justice Project Makes Strides in Shaken Baby Syndrome Cases
Medill Alumni Magazine, Winter 2013: Justice Project Studies Shaken-Baby Syndrome
Read the full article about The Medill Justice Project in the student/faculty news section of this season’s alumni magazine here.
Daily Northwestern: Medill Grabs Second-Most Popular Journalism School Title
Medill Dean Brad Hamm tells the Daily Northwestern that opportunities like The Medill Justice Project attract prospective students to Northwestern University’s journalism school. Read the full story here.
Eric Zorn’s Change of Subject: High Time
Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn discusses The Medill Justice Project’s recent name change. Read his full blog post here.
WBEZ: The Morning Shift
Alec Klein, director of the Medill Innocence Project, discusses his students’ investigation of Illinois prisoner Pamela Jacobazzi’s conviction, the project’s first published shaken-baby syndrome case investigation. Listen to the interview here.
Chicago Daily Herald: Bartlett Woman’s Shaken Baby Conviction Further Challenged
Elisabeth Mistretta of the Chicago Daily Herald covers the Medill Innocence Project’s published investigation into Pamela Jacobazzi’s conviction. Read the full story here.
UPI: Activists Doubt Guilt in Shaken-Baby Case
United Press International covers the Medill Innocence Project’s first published shaken-baby syndrome investigation. Read full story here.
Innocence Project of Florida: Shaken-Baby Syndrome: US Resists Conviction Reform, Unlike England
The Innocence Project of Florida reports on the Medill Innocence Project’s probe into shaken-baby syndrome cases. Read the full article here.
The Innocence Network: Medill Innocence Project Screens First Documentary on the Work of Its Students
Read the story here.
Medill Innocence Project Screens First Documentary
The Daily Northwestern covers the Medill Innocence Project’s rough-cut screening. Read the full story here.
WFLD-TV: NU Medill Innocence Program Students Look Into Shaken-Baby Cases
Fox affiliates cover the Medill Innocence Project’s probe of shaken-baby syndrome cases. Read the full story here.