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Lake CountyCandidate for State's Attorney

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Matt Stanton

lawyer, adjunct law professor
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • I will change the business as usual approach that has made Lake County notorious for false convictions and costly lawsuits. I promise to work together with the Lake County Sheriff, the Lake County Coroner, and the local judiciary to make our county
  • The State's Attorney's Office has remained politically unchanged for over 30 years and it's habit of wrongfully convicting innocent people has cost the taxpayer TENS of MILLIONS of dollars.
  • I will establish a "Conviction Integrity Unit" to examine past cases where there is reason to suspect wrongful conviction. This will initially consist of an attorney and two investigators. This unit will also oversee ethics training for new attorn

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