Kelly Navarro (JD ’96) Comments on Pendleton Case

March 29 – Daily Press

Kelly Navarro, who spent 16 years as a Cook County prosecutor, said returning an indictment with dozens of counts is a move that most veteran criminal defense attorneys understand and expect.

“You want to throw in everything you can conceivably think of,” said Navarro, who now is associate director of the Center for Advocacy at the John Marshall Law School. “Sometimes a count will look not so strong but at trial it becomes stronger. So you don’t want to rule things out.”

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