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Judges

Alan Beaman with his mother
Daisy Contreras / NPR Illinois

A former Bloomington man exonerated of murder charges is entitled to a jury trial on his claims that three retired Normal police officers played a significant role in his wrongful conviction, according to arguments by his lawyers Wednesday to the Fourth District Appellate Court.

Sara Darrow
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A former county and federal prosecutor from the Quad Cities is now the first woman to become the chief federal judge for central Illinois.