Adams has since graduated with high honors from Roosevelt University, and now the South Chicago native is pursuing a degree in criminal defense law at Loyola University. He says his goal is to learn to defend others “against the same thing that ultimately got me convicted–not having a defense.”
Adams is the second Wisconsin Innocence Project client to pursue a law degree. Chris Ochoa, the first prisoner ever to be exonerated by the Innocence Project team, received his degree from the UW Law School in 2006.
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