"Rebuilding the Lives of the Wrongfully Convicted"

Chicago Tribune: Opening Doors - Wrongful Convictions of Women

Opening Doors - Wrongful Convictions of Women" is a program that will be presented on April 28th at 3:30 p.m. in the Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel on the middle campus of Lake Forest College, 555 N. Sheridan Rd., Lake Forest. Women fighting wrongful convictions face special challenges.  Natural or accidental deaths can be mistaken for murder, and indeed,according to the National Registry of Exonerations, one half of female exonerees were convicted for what turned out to be no crime at all.  You will learn about the newly formed Women's Project of the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University, led by Karen L. Daniel and Judy Royal, co-cirectors, and their colleague, Erin K. Topp. The program is sponsored by: League of Women Voters - Lake County, AAUW, Lake County Bar Association, and Lake Forest College Ethics Center. Reception follows.