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Moments in History: Jenner & Block's 100-Year StoryJuan Rivera’s Conviction Is Reversed
December marks the fifth anniversary of the Illinois Appellate Court for the Second District reversing the conviction of pro bono client Juan Rivera. Mr. Rivera had been convicted of the 1992 rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl. The Illinois court found insufficient evidence to support his conviction in light of the DNA evidence excluding him as the perpetrator.
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