The oregon innocence project has experienced more setbacks than most innocence projects in the us begun with high hopes, it was forced to suspend operations when its. Wrongful conviction day in recognition of wrongful conviction day the illinois innocence project placed flags on the campus quad. The oklahoma innocence project oklahoma city university school of law is dedicated to identifying and remedying cases of wrongful convictions in oklahoma. The innocence project exonerates the wrongly convicted through dna testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustices. The innocence project was founded in 1992 by barry c scheck and peter j neufeld at cardozo law, to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through dna testing.
What is the innocence project the california innocence project is a law school clinical program dedicated to releasing wrongfully convicted inmates. Oip seeks to identify inmates in ohio prisons who are actually innocent of the crimes they were convicted of committing. Explore a digital journey through 25 years of fighting for justice, and a look at the road ahead. Georgia innocence project (gip) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals who have been convicted of crimes they did not commit.
The innocence project of minnesota represents people who were wrongfully convicted for crimes they did not commit in minnesota, north dakota, and south dakota. In the past reasons for exoneration posts, we have focused on perjury and false accusations these statements are typically made by a witness in an. Innocence project, new york, new york 346k likes the innocence project works to exonerate innocent people through dna testing and reform the criminal.
The west virginia innocence project brings together third-year law students and law school faculty and is dedicated to post-conviction litigation and policy reform. Founded in 1999, california innocence project reviews more than 2,500 innocence claims each year the innocence project of california has freed 27 people. About the innocence project northwest clinic innocence project northwest (ipnw), the only resource of its kind in washington state, works to free innocent prisoners.
The mid-atlantic innocence project (maip) is dedicated to correcting and preventing the conviction of innocent people in dc, maryland, and virginia. The pennsylvania innocence project is a non-profit organization that works to secure exonerations for the wrongfully convicted.
Over the years, the innocence network has more than quadrupled in size with members in the united states as well as australia the midwest innocence project. Your purchase will support the innocence project's work to free the innocent and reform the criminal justice system in the united states thank you.