Co-Founder & Executive Director, Center on Wrongful Convictions
Every time we convict the wrong person, that means the right person is still on the street.
Rob Warden, co-founder and executive director of the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law, is an award winning legal affairs journalist who, as editor and publisher of Chicago Lawyer magazine during the 1980?s exposed more than a score of wrongful convictions in Illinois, including cases in which six innocent men had been sentenced to death. Before founding Chicago Lawyer in 1978, Mr. Warden was an investigative reporter, foreign correspondent, and editor at the Chicago Daily News.