David Protess dedicated his 29-year career at Northwestern’s journalism school to overturning wrongful convictions and, in doing so, almost single-handedly prompted the end of the death penalty in Illinois, the Chicago Mag reports. How did he and Medill come to such a bitter and rancorous end—in which no party escaped untarnished?

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