Keith Cooper

Indiana lawmakers back payments to those wrongly convicted

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People who've been wrongfully convicted and sent to prison in Indiana could be eligible for state payments of $50,000 per year they spent behind bars.Read more

Judge rejects Elkhart's subpoena for newspaper records in Keith Cooper case

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A federal judge has rejected the City of Elkhart's attempt to force a newspaper to turn over records of its reporting on a Chicago man who was pardoned after a decade in...Read more

Lawsuit over wrongful conviction gets green light

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Attorneys for Elkhart argued that Keith Cooper took too long to sue. But a federal judge last week rejected that argument.Read more


Wrongfully convicted man's Notre Dame speech revives project

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Keith Cooper, who was wrongfully convicted of robbery and spent 10 years in prison, helped bring Notre Dame's Innocence Project back to life.Read more

Keith Cooper sues over wrongful conviction

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A Chicago man pardoned after spending nearly a decade in prison for a robbery he didn't commit is suing a northern Indiana city, its police chief and three officers,...Read more

Now pardoned, Keith Cooper asks judge to expunge his criminal record

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A Chicago man who spent more than eight years in an Indiana prison for a wrongful conviction and was recently pardoned now wants his record expunged.Read more

"I am a free man now": Wrongly convicted man talks about pardon

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Convicted of a crime he didn’t commit, a Chicago man says he felt abandoned by now-Vice President Mike Pence who refused to clear his name while he was Indiana's...Read more