Defendant Bill Amor represented by Illinois Innocence Project. Click for decision… amor.opinion.dupage.
Mark GodseyDaniel P. & Judith L. Carmichael Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati College of Law; Director, Center for the Global Study of Wrongful Conviction; Director, Rosenthal Institute for Justice/Ohio Innocence Project Order Here
Justin BrooksProfessor, California Western School of Law; Director, California Innocence ProjectOrder his book Wrongful Convictions Cases & Materials 2d ed. here
Cheah Wui LingAssistant Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Daniel EhighaluaNigerian Barrister
Jessica S. HenryAssociate Professor of Justice Studies, Montclair University
Carey D. HoffmanDirector of Digital Communications, Ohio Innocence Project@OIPCommunicati1
Shiyuan HuangAssociate Professor, Shandong University Law School; Visiting Scholar, University of Cincinnati College of Law
C Ronald HuffProfessor of Criminology, Law & Society and Sociology, University of California-Irvine
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Dr. Carole McCartneyReader in Law, Faculty of Business and Law, Northumbria University
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Kana SasakuraProfessor, Faculty of Law, Konan University Innocence Project Japan
Dr. Robert SchehrProfessor, Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Northern Arizona University; Executive Director, Arizona Innocence Project
Ulf StridbeckProfessor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Norway
Martin YantAuthor and Private Investigator Order his book Presumed Guilty here
This is a great example of the court’s recognition of the advances made in fire science since publication of NFPA 921. However, the defendant is not “off the hook” yet. The case will be re-examined in further proceedings.
This is interesting to me as well, because my father was a circuit judge in DuPage county, IL. I’m pretty familiar with their judicial system, including the politics.