Monday, January 7, 2008

Experience with UIS Innocence Project directs student to law school

Erica Nichols graduated from UIS' Legal Studies department in May 2005. Now in her second year as a law student at Drake University, she says that her involvement with the university's Downstate Illinois Innocence Project helped shape her decision to enter law school.

An article in the January 7, 2008, Springfield State Journal-Register profiles Erica's work with the Innocence Project's investigation into the case of Herbert Whitlock.

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