Treasurer of the Board of Directors, is the sister of
Nancy Bishop Langert, who was shot to death along with her husband and
their unborn child in 1990. Bishop has testified before Illinois the
Governorís Commission on Capital Punishment, the Illinois Prisoner Review
Board, and several state legislative committees.
She appears in the death penalty documentaries The
Innocent and Too Flawed To Fix. Along with her sister Jennifer,
she received the Brigid Award from Concern Worldwide, honoring women who
exemplify justice, generosity, and compassion in their work and daily
Bishop serves as assistant public defender in the
Office of the Cook County Public Defender and is an adjunct professor at
Northwestern University School of Law in the trial advocacy program. She
is the author of several law review articles and op-ed pieces, serves on
the Advisory Board of the Northwestern Center on Wrongful Convictions, and
volunteers for the gun violence prevention organizations Million Mom March
and the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence.