re: Pontiac Correctional Center
News & Features,
Aug 28, 2013
Andre Davis was sentenced to 80 years for an unforgivable crime—a crime he swore he didn't commit. Two decades later, someone finally started taking his innocence claims seriously.
by Jordan Michael Smith
Feature, Andre Davis, Rantoul, Emma Davis, Richard "Crazy Legs" Davis, Donald "Don Juan" Douroux, Lutellis "Sonny" Tucker, Chanute Air Force Base, Brianna Stickel, Rand Spragg, Becky Spragg, Simob Spragg, Ronald McLemore, Arthur Wiseman, Champaign County jail, Donald Parkinson, Stanley Bobowski, Robert Beams, Montgomery Portis, Ida Parker, Jose Raquel, Melvin Parker, Harold Jensen, Pontiac Correctional Center, Tamms Correctional Center, Judi Stickel, Jane Raley, Center on Wrongful Convictions, Northwestern University, Lesley Risinger, Cellmark Diagnostics, Serological Research Institute, SERI, Puffin Foundation
Jan 31, 2013
In Pontiac, former Tamms inmates are experiencing a new luxury: they can see the person they're talking with.
by Steve Bogira
Segregation, News, Tamms, Pontiac Correctional Center, Death Row, supermax, solitary confinement, prisons, isolation, prison segregation, Westefer v. Snyder, Judge G. Patrick Murphy, Alan Mills, Uptown People's Law Center
Apr 7, 2011
Iris Shim explores the motives and consequences of 19-year-old Andrew Suh's murder of his sister's fiancé Robert O'Dubaine in Bucktown in 1993, in her documentary "House of Suh," screening 4/9 and 4/13 in the Asian American Showcase at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Film, House of Suh, iris shim, robert o'dubaine, andrew suh, catherine suh, bucktown, murder, 1993, asian american showcase, gene siskel film center, Korean Martyrs' Catholic Church, pontiac correctional center, university of illinois-chicago, uic, Video