After earning his bachelor's degree behind bars, formerly incarcerated man heads to law school

Tuesday, April 09, 2024

Benard McKinley will soon be among hundreds of men and women attending Northwestern University's prestigious Pritzker Law School this year—but his path is unlike any of his fellow students. McKinley got his bachelor’s degree through a Northwestern University program for incarcerated citizens and will be the first person from that program to attend law school. In this interview, he talks about his journey and how he hopes his success will inspire others. 

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