Jarrett Adams

Jarrett Adams is an adjunct professor at the Loyola University Chicago Law School.


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Jarrett Adams is an adjunct professor at the Loyola University Chicago Law School. He was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault at age 17 and sentence to 28 years in a maximum security prison. After serving nearly ten years, Jarrett was exonerated with the assistance of the Wisconsin Innocence Project at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Upon his release, Jarrett attended junior college and then enrolled in Roosevelt University, where he graduated with highest honors. While in school, Jarrett began working full-time as an investigator with the Federal Defender Program for the Northern District of Illinois, assisting in the representation of indigent defendants facing felony charges.

Jarrett graduated from Loyola University Chicago Law School in May 2015 and is currently serving a public interest fellowship with Judge Ann Claire Williams, U.S. Circuit Court Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. . Jarrett is a recipient of the 2012 Chicago Bar Foundation’s Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Scholarship and intends to dedicate his legal career to advocating for indigent defendants and working to prevent wrongful convictions.


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