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(23 years in prison) Michael Tillman was convicted in 1986 of murdering a woman in an apartment building in Chicago

Tillman v. City of Chicago, et al. (23 years in prison) Michael Tillman was convicted in 1986 of murdering a woman in an apartment building in Chicago. Based on claims that he was tortured into confessing, Tillman was released from prison in 2010 and received a certificate of innocence from the presiding judge of the Criminal Division of the Cook County Circuit Court. Tillman has now sued numerous retired Chicago police officers claiming they tortured him into confessing. The case pending in the Northern District of Illinois.