Claim: Students broke law by secretly recording witness for Medill Innocence Project probe

Chicago Tribune
Medill Innocence Project director David Protess says he didn't authorize the secret recording, but doesn't think students violated state law because they were wired so a nearby private investigator could listen in and intervene in case of trouble. Northwestern has hired a former U.S. attorney to look into the project's investigation. || Daily Northwestern: Prosecutor contends students broke the law.

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