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Concordia Law Students assist Idaho Innocence Project in release of Sarah Pearce

Concordia University School of Law second-year student Leon Rothstein and first-year student Mikel Hautzinger assisted the Idaho Innocence Project in a post-conviction case before Idaho's Third Judicial District Court. Sarah Pearce was released from prison on Friday, March 14, 2014, following a settlement reached with the Canyon County Prosecuting Attorney and agreed to by Judge Juneal Kerrick. Sarah Pearce has maintained her innocence since she was incarcerated in 2003.

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Concordia University School of Law in Boise, Idaho, is part of Concordia University, a private, nonprofit, Lutheran, liberal arts university, based in Portland, Ore., with a mission of preparing leaders for the transformation of society. Founded in 1905, Concordia University serves more than 3,500 students through its College of Education, College of Health & Human Services, College of Theology, Arts, & Sciences, School of Management and School of Law.  Concordia University School of Law and the George R. White Law Library opened to the inaugural class of students in the Fall of 2012.  For more information visit