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Joshua Tepfer


Joshua Tepfer has been representing the criminally accused for a decade-and-a-half. He is currently an attorney with the Exoneration Project at the University of Chicago Law School. He's been involved in post-conviction litigation from across the country and has helped exonerate nearly two dozen men and women. For the last two years, he's been involved in seeking mass exoneration for victims of a corrupt group of Chicago police officers led by a Sergeant Ronald Watts, who was federally convicted for running a protection racket and taking bribes in 2013.