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Man jailed for crime he did not commit settles claims against St. Clair Co. over coerced confession in Cahokia

The Madison County Record Aug. 23, 2017, 8:00am

BENTON – Lawyers for Jerry Outlaw of Cahokia have settled a claim that Cahokia police coerced a false confession from him.

Northwestern justice center gets OK to inspect jail for Cahokia resident claiming wrongful incarceration

The Madison County Record Jan. 10, 2017, 4:46pm

BENTON – Northwestern University lawyers representing a man with the mind of a child who spent seven months in St. Clair County jail for a crime he didn’t commit have gained court approval to inspect and photograph the jail.