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Josh Tepfer

Attorney Joshua Tepfer talks to reporters Nov. 16, 2017, at Cook County’s Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago, after a judge threw out the convictions of 15 of his clients who say corrupt former Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts manufactured evidence that sent them to prison.

Teresa Crawford

83 people await potential exoneration in cases tied to disgraced former CPD sergeant Ronald Watts

It’s one of the most shameful chapters in Chicago police history. For a decade, a unit led by former police sergeant Ronald Watts terrorized residents of the Ida B. Wells housing project on the city’s south side, fabricating charges and planting evidence.

Reset has the latest on what’s becoming Cook County’s largest-ever exoneration.

GUESTS: Kim Foxx, Cook County State’s Attorney; Clarissa Glenn; Joshua Tepfer, attorney for the Exoneration Project

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