Innocence Blog Archive

April 18, 2014

Former District Attorney Admits to Detaining Witnesses

April 17, 2014

Rally to Support ‘Central Park 5’

April 16, 2014

Philadelphia District Attorney Announces Conviction Review Unit

April 15, 2014

Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck Discusses Race Bias in the Courts

April 14, 2014

Senate Commerce Committee Approves Bill Ensuring Forensics Practices are Based on Best Science

Innocence Project Urges Congress to Pass Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2013 to Strengthen the Criminal Justice System

April 9, 2014

Listen to Jim Dwyer Talk about New iBook Collaboration with the Innocence Project and the New York Hall of Science

New York Man Cleared of 1989 Murder

April 8, 2014

Former Ohio Attorney General Weighs in on Wrongful Conviction

April 7, 2014

Tennessee Man Exonerated of Rape after Serving 11 Years

Death Row Exoneree Explains Why Capital Punishment Will Never Work

April 4, 2014

Tune-In: John Thompson Featured on CNN’s Death Row Stories

April 3, 2014

California Bill to Expand Access to DNA Testing

April 2, 2014

Wisconsin Senate Passes Bill for Increased Compensation for Exoneree

April 1, 2014

New York Woman Files Suit for Wrongful Conviction

March 31, 2014

Virginia Sheriff Lobbies Local Law Enforcement to Form Justice Commission

March 28, 2014

DNA Evidence Exonerates Man Thought to be World’s Longest Serving Death Row Inmate

March 27, 2014

CBS Crimesider Features Two Stories of Compensation for Wrongfully Convicted

Tune-In: 48 Hours Double Feature on the Wrongly Convicted

March 26, 2014

USA Today Column Says Exonerees Deserve Greater Compensation

March 25, 2014

DNA Evidence Points to Rhode Island Man’s Innocence

March 24, 2014

North Carolina Man Files Suit Against Officers

March 21, 2014

Prosecutors Want Prade Jailed after Appellate Ruling

March 20, 2014

New DNA Points to Innocence of North Carolina Man

March 19, 2014

Idaho Woman Released from Prison after More than a Decade

March 18, 2014

Wrongful Convictions are a Family Tragedy

California Push to Limit Appeals Process

March 17, 2014

Essay Examines Pitfalls of Justice System

March 14, 2014

Hair Analysis Proves Innocence of D.C. Man

March 13, 2014

Shreveport Mayor Says Exonerees Deserve More Compensation

March 12, 2014

Murder Conviction Vacated for Louisiana Death Row Inmate

March 11, 2014

South Carolina Man Requests Post-Conviction DNA Testing

March 10, 2014

Watch: CNN Premieres ‘Death Row Stories’

March 7, 2014

Maryland Lawmakers Call for Police Lineup Reform

March 6, 2014

Watch: Barry Scheck Talk about the Work of the Innocence Project

‘Timely Justice’ and Cameron Todd Willingham

March 5, 2014

In Support of the Innocence Project

‘Beatrice Six’ Allowed to Appeal Judge’s Decision

March 4, 2014

Oklahoma Murder Case Gets a Second Look

March 3, 2014

State Policy Advocate

Wyoming Introduces Compensation Bill

February 28, 2014

Pennsylvania Arson Case Draws Comparison to Willingham

New Evidence Emerges in Texas Wrongful Execution Case

February 27, 2014

Science Thursday [Warning: Requires you to put on your statistician hat] - February 27, 2014

February 26, 2014

Florida Police Charge Wrong Man with Same Name as Offender

February 25, 2014

Tune-In Live: Hearing on Solitary Confinement

February 24, 2014

Maryland Man Cleared of Murder

February 21, 2014

New York Court Rules Police Went too Far With Lying Tactic

February 20, 2014

New York to Limit Use of Solitary Confinement

February 19, 2014

New Report Reveals That Missouri Public Defenders May Need Relief from Workload

February 18, 2014

Effort to Abolish Death Penalty Spreads to Alabama

February 14, 2014

One Week into Freedom, New York Man’s Spirits are High

February 13, 2014

Former Ohio Police Captain Blames Department Conspiracy for his Wrongful Conviction

Science Thursday - February 13, 2014

February 12, 2014

Virginia Man Cleared of Rape

February 11, 2014

Connecticut Considers Improving Identification Procedures

Washington Institutes Moratorium on Death Penalty

February 10, 2014

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Denies DNA Testing in Death Row Case

February 7, 2014

Time for Vermont to Enact Wrongful Conviction Reforms

February 6, 2014

New Brooklyn District Attorney Tasked with Responding to Wrongful Convictions

February 5, 2014

National Forensic Science Commission to Set Standards for Crime Labs

February 4, 2014

National Registry of Exonerations Reports Wrongful Conviction Data

February 3, 2014

West Virginia Considers Recording Bill

January 31, 2014

U.S. Court of Appeals Says Prosecutor is not Protected by Immunity

January 29, 2014

Minnesota Legislators Introduce Compensation Bill

January 28, 2014

Washington Bills Aim to Preserve DNA Evidence in Short Term

January 27, 2014

Three Certificates of Actual Innocence Issued in Illinois

January 24, 2014

Judge Orders Release of Two New York Women

January 23, 2014

Michigan Man Exonerated in Arson Case

January 22, 2014

Louisiana Judge Ordered New Trial in 1993 Murder Case

January 21, 2014

New Law Gives Texas Exoneree Chance to Hold Former DA Accountable

January 17, 2014

Vermont Considers Two Wrongful Conviction Reforms

January 16, 2014

New York Man Receives Hearing on Actual Innocence Claim

January 15, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Calls for DNA Testing in 1996 Murder Case

January 14, 2014

Hair Analysis Underway in Texas

January 13, 2014

New York Exoneree Shares His Story With CNN iReport

January 10, 2014

Life of California Exoneree Coming to the Silver Screen

Innocence Project Co-Director Peter Neufeld Appointed to National Forensic Science Commission

January 9, 2014

Seattle Times Give Praise to Innocence Project Northwest

January 8, 2014

Civil Trial Begins for ‘Beatrice Six’

January 7, 2014

Witness Claims She Was Forced to Implicate New York Man of Murder

January 6, 2014

Buffalo News Says New York State Needs to Enact Criminal Justice Reforms

January 3, 2014

False Confessions in 2013

January 2, 2014

Legislation Introduced in Vermont to Prevent Wrongful Convictions

January 1, 2014

Exoneree Urges NJ Gov. Christie to Sign Compensation Bill

December 31, 2013

Wrongfully Convicted to Receive Increased Compensation in New Jersey

December 27, 2013

Judge Rules that DNA Results Do Not Exonerate Midwest Innocence Project Client

December 24, 2013

Innocence Network Releases Report on 2013 Exonerations

December 23, 2013

Lack of Recorded Interrogation Could Affect Trial of Etan Patz Case

December 20, 2013

Judge Orders DNA Testing in Case of Ohio Death Row Inmate

December 19, 2013

Science Thursday - December 19, 2013

New York Exoneree Lends Support to Pennsylvania Inmate

December 18, 2013

City Bankruptcy Threatens Michigan Exoneree’s Compensation

December 17, 2013

Gerard Richardson Exonerated of 1994 Murder

December 16, 2013

Judge Says There’s an Epidemic of Prosecutorial Misconduct

December 13, 2013

West Virginia Man Claims Innocence of 1996 Rape, Seeks Release from Prison

December 12, 2013

Science News - December 12, 2013

December 11, 2013

Chicago Man’s Rape Conviction Overturned After 30 Years

December 10, 2013

December 10 is Human Rights Day

December 9, 2013

Connecticut Implements Law Mandating Recordings of Police Interrogations

December 6, 2013

DNA Evidence Leads to Arrest of Michigan Man and Excludes Man Serving Life Sentence

December 5, 2013

Texas State Fire Marshall is Commended for Transforming State’s Law Enforcement

December 4, 2013

Tune-In: CNN Films Premieres An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story

December 3, 2013

Innocence Project Joins Effort to Improve Investigative Procedures

Demystifying False Confessions

December 2, 2013

“Giving Thanks”

November 27, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013

In Memoriam of Delbert Tibbs, Death Row Exoneree

November 25, 2013

Wisconsin Needs to Implement Standards to Prevent Incentivized Testimony

November 22, 2013

Massachusetts Lab Tech to Plead Guilty to Mishandling Evidence

November 21, 2013

Eighty Years Later, Scottsboro Boys Pardoned

Science News - November 21, 2013

November 20, 2013

New York State Funds Equipment for Recording Interrogations

November 19, 2013

Virginia Attorney General Joins Defense Lawyers in Effort to Clear Man’s Name

November 18, 2013

Three of ‘San Antonio Four’ Expected to be Released

November 15, 2013

Brooklyn District Attorney Ordered to Release Files in Murder Case Review

November 14, 2013

Science News - November 14, 2013

November 13, 2013

In the Land of the Rising Sun

November 12, 2013

Two Pennsylvania Men Ordered Released

November 8, 2013

The Importance of DNA Evidence

Michael Morton’s Prosecutor Enters Plea to Contempt for Misconduct

November 7, 2013

With Conviction Vacated, New Jersey Man Looks toward the Future

November 6, 2013

Four Months after Exoneration, Wisconsin Man Seeks True Freedom

November 5, 2013

Murder Conviction Vacated for Missouri Man

November 4, 2013

Innocence Project Co-Directors to Receive Double Helix Medal

November 1, 2013

Team Innocence Project to Run the 2013 ING New York City Marathon

October 31, 2013

The Role of Faulty Science in Death Row Case

October 30, 2013

Star-Ledger Calls on Prosecutor to Drop Charges Against Gerard Richardson

October 29, 2013

Recent Illinois Exoneree Arrested In Error

Gerard Richardson Released!

October 28, 2013

More Than a Year After Exoneration, Colorado Man Receives Compensation

New Jersey Judge Overturns 1995 Murder Conviction

October 25, 2013

Support Mounts for Death Penalty Repeal in New Hampshire

October 24, 2013

Police Fail to Record Interrogation in Notorious New York Murder Case

North Carolina Forensic Advisory Board Discusses Large-Scale Improvements

New Jersey Prosecutor Overturns 1994 Murder Conviction

October 23, 2013

THURSDAY: Raymond Satana of Central Park Five Featured in Ask Me Anything

Baltimore Police Implements ‘Double Blind’ Identification Procedure

October 22, 2013

Retired West Virginia Judge Calls for Uniform Mandatory Electronic Recording of Interrogations

New Study Finds False Confessions More Likely Among Juveniles

October 18, 2013

Texas Exoneree Honors Attorney, Establishes Law School Scholarship

October 17, 2013

Time to Change the Clemency Process in Texas

Executive Director of Innocence Project Receives Honors from Witness to Innocence

M-Vac Has Potential to Improve Sample Collection for Small Amounts of DNA When Traditional Methods Fail

October 16, 2013

Pennsylvania Innocence Project Calls for Philadelphia Case Review

October 15, 2013

The Star-Ledger Says an Innocent Man May Be Stuck in New Jersey Prison

October 11, 2013

Innocence Project Honored by New York Law Journal

October 10, 2013

World Day Against the Death Penalty and the Impact of Troy Davis

Client of Michigan Innocence Clinic Is Granted Habeas Petition

October 9, 2013

New York Exoneree to Speak at Manhattanville College

Pennsylvania Judge Vacates Murder Convictions Based on New Evidence

October 8, 2013

Kansas Supreme Court Expands DNA Testing Statute

October 7, 2013

Dallas Morning News Calls for Investigation of Posthumous Pardon Application

October 4, 2013

Independent Review Ordered in “Fairbanks Four” Case

In Memory of Herman Wallace

October 3, 2013

Science News: October 3, 2013

October 2, 2013

Washington Exonerees Receive Settlement

October 1, 2013

Another Texas Arson Case under Investigation

Federal Judge Orders Immediate Release of Dying Member of Angola 3

September 30, 2013

Wisconsin Introduces Improved Compensation Bills

Watch: Louisiana Exoneree Discuss His Wrongful Conviction on “Democracy Now”

September 27, 2013

Cameron Todd Willingham’s Surviving Relatives Request Posthumous Pardon Investigation

September 25, 2013

Morton’s Attorneys Comment on Anderson’s Resignation

September 24, 2013

Illinois Woman Denied New Trial in Shaken Baby Syndrome Case

A Place of Their Own

Michael Morton Prosecutor Resigns

September 23, 2013

Louisiana Exoneree Entitled to Compensation

New York Exoneree Kicks Off Justice Series at Quinnipiac University

September 20, 2013

Innocence Project Urges Court to Allow ID Expert

September 19, 2013

Science News - September 19, 2013

“The Central Park Five”: A Telling Account of Injustice and Lives Restored

September 18, 2013

Innocence Project Asks New Jersey Court to Overturn Murder Conviction

September 16, 2013

Murder Conviction Dismissed in Georgia

September 13, 2013

Missouri Judge Considers Inmate’s Innocence Claim

September 12, 2013

Science News - September 12, 2013

September 10, 2013

Rape Conviction Vacated in Illinois

September 9, 2013

False Confessions More Prevalent Among Teens

September 6, 2013

Science News - September 6, 2013

Coerced Confessions Not the Only Concern in Murder Case Review

September 5, 2013

No Apology, But $5.4 Million from City of Peekskill to Exoneree

Virginia Explores Ways to Help Wrongfully Convicted

September 4, 2013

Court Appointed Defense Attorney Asks for Funds to Help Client’s Case

September 3, 2013

Texas State Bar Association Seeks to Discipline Michael Morton’s Prosecutor

August 29, 2013

Science News - August 29, 2013

August 28, 2013

Illinois Expands Recording of Interrogations

August 27, 2013

Is Louisiana’s Compensation Law Enough?

August 26, 2013

Despite Recommendations, Lineups Remain Flawed in Virginia

August 23, 2013

Murder Conviction Dismissed in Vermont One Year After DNA Proved Innocence

Important Decision on Misidentifications

August 22, 2013

Pennsylvania Capital Murder Conviction Overturned

Science News - August 22, 2013

August 21, 2013

Recording of Interrogations Bill Introduced in California

August 20, 2013

Join Team Innocence Project for the 2013 ING NYC Marathon

August 19, 2013

DNA Evidence Points to New Jersey Man’s Innocence

August 16, 2013

New York Man to File Civil Suit Three Decades After Wrongful Conviction

August 15, 2013

Science News - August 15, 2013

August 14, 2013

Alaska Considers Rule Requiring Disclosure of Exculpatory Evidence

August 13, 2013

North Carolina Compensates Two Wrongly Convicted Men

August 12, 2013

National Forensic Science Week Recognizes Contribution of Forensic Practitioners

TFSC to Review Microscopic Hair Convictions

August 9, 2013

Nine Experts Chosen to Restore Houston Forensic Lab

August 8, 2013

Science News - August 8, 2013

August 7, 2013

Illinois Judge Orders DNA Testing in Murder Case

August 6, 2013

Washington Compensation Law Takes Effect

August 5, 2013

Colorado Exoneree Poised to Receive $1.2 Million in Compensation

August 2, 2013

Despite Misconduct, Prosecutors Rarely Held Accountable

August 1, 2013

Science News - August 1, 2013

Missouri Court Staffer Fired for Aiding Wrongfully Convicted

July 31, 2013

Oklahoma Innocence Project Takes on First Case

July 30, 2013

Illinois False Confession Could Impact Ohio Murder Case

July 29, 2013

Understanding Crime Victim Perspectives on Wrongful Convictions

July 26, 2013

Scientific Discovery May Provide Clue to Creation of False Memories

July 25, 2013

Science News

July 24, 2013

Oklahoma Exoneree Eligible for Compensation

July 23, 2013

Wyoming Man Cleared by DNA Evidence

Newly Exonerated Wisconsin Man Living in Homeless Shelter

July 22, 2013

Listen to the Story: Exoneree Dennis Fritz Talks to NPR’s Weekend Edition

July 19, 2013

Science News

Albany Times-Union Commentary Laments New York State Legislature’s Failure to Enact Reforms

July 18, 2013

Government to Review More than 2000 Cases Involving Microscopic Hair Analysis

My History with the Central Park Five

July 17, 2013

New York State to Spend $1M to Expand Video Interrogations

July 16, 2013

The Trentonian Examines New Jersey’s Historic Stance on Eyewitness Evidence

July 15, 2013

Free Paco Now

Utah Woman Exonerated through Non-DNA Evidence

July 12, 2013

Death Row Exoneree Kirk Bloodsworth presents award to Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy

D.C. Exoneree Files Suit to Learn Identity of Real Perpetrator

Wisconsin Man Exonerated

July 11, 2013

Science News - July 11, 2013

DNA Evidence Proves Ohio Man’s Innocence, But He Remains Behind Bars

July 10, 2013

Innocence Project Continues to Fight for West Virginia Man’s Freedom

July 9, 2013

California Needs to Improve Identification Procedures

July 8, 2013

New York Fails to Pass Criminal Justice Reforms

July 4, 2013

Independence Day Cheer for Sedrick Courtney

July 3, 2013

Michigan Arson Conviction Vacated After Five Years

July 2, 2013

Doubts Grow in Shaken Baby Syndrome Science

Michigan Passes Indigent Defense Law

July 1, 2013

Florida Death Row Inmate to Receive New Trial

June 28, 2013

Tune In: “Gideon’s Army” on HBO

Murder Charges Dropped for Illinois Man After Two Decades Behind Bars

June 27, 2013

Science News - June 27, 2013

June 26, 2013

An Exoneree Experiences Exonerating a Wrongfully Imprisoned Man

Congressional Committee Hearing on Scientific Standards in Forensics Today

California Man Exonerated by DNA after Eight Years in Prison

June 25, 2013

ProPublica Questions Prosecutorial Accountability in Brooklyn Murder Case Review

June 24, 2013

James Gandolfini Remembered as an Advocate for Wrongfully Convicted Man

60 Minutes Features Michael Morton

New York City Council Members Call for Forensic Oversight

June 21, 2013

New Study Shows that Wrongfully Convicted Face Judgment After Exoneration

June 20, 2013

Implications of a Supreme Court Ruling for False Confessions

Science News - June 20, 2013

June 19, 2013

Italian High Court Condemns Amanda Knox Acquittal

Urgent Help Needed to Pass Wrongful Conviction Reform in New York

June 18, 2013

Illinois Woman Exonerated of Son’s Death

June 17, 2013

DNA Evidence Clears Missouri Man in Rape Conviction

Florida’s Timely Justice Act to Speed up Executions Becomes Law

June 14, 2013

Michael Morton Documentary to Screen at Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Bite Mark Evidence Deemed Unreliable

“I remember them coming in and taking Dad”

June 13, 2013

Confessions Become Point of Interest in Brooklyn Murder Case Review

June 12, 2013

New Report Reveals Lack of Written Identification Procedures

June 11, 2013

Innocence Project Co-Director Notes Irony in Supreme Court’s Decision on DNA Collection

Tune-In: Exonerees and Tony Goldwyn Featured on Katie Couric

June 10, 2013

Tune-In: The Story with Dick Gordon Features the Exonerated

June 7, 2013

Spotlight on Innocence Project Senior Advocate for National Partnerships

Comedian John Mulaney Performs Sold Out Shows to Benefit the Innocence Project

June 6, 2013

Colorado Passes Compensation Law

June 4, 2013

Watch: Barry Scheck Discusses the Supreme Court’s DNA Ruling

June 3, 2013

Doubt Grows for Death Row Inmate’s Guilt

May 31, 2013

Help Free a Montana Man Who Was Sent Back to Prison After Being Freed Two Years Ago

NYU Grad Students Launch Multimedia Project in Support of Innocence Project

May 30, 2013

Science News - May 30, 2013

May 28, 2013

With Passage of Oklahoma Bill, DNA Testing Guaranteed in All 50 States

May 24, 2013

Apple Seeds for Justice

May 23, 2013

Texas Exoneree Third to Marry In Three Months

Science News - May 23, 2013

DNA Testing Leads to Overturned Rape Conviction for Wisconsin Man

May 22, 2013

The National Registry of Exonerations Conducts Recantation Study

May 21, 2013

Washington Post Op-Ed Highlights Racial Inequality in America’s Justice System

May 20, 2013

Colorado Exoneree to Receive Compensation

May 17, 2013

Two Years After Being Freed, A Montana Man is Back in Custody For Same Crime

May 16, 2013

Science News - May 16, 2013

Innocent in America’s Worst Jails

May 15, 2013

The New York Times Urges Veto of Bill that Would Expedite Executions

May 14, 2013

Historic Brady Rule Doesn’t Always Hold Up

May 13, 2013

New DNA Testing Reveals Florida Death Row Inmate’s Innocence

Texas Considers Discovery Bill on 50th Anniversary of Supreme Court Decision

Conviction Integrity Unit to Review 50 Brooklyn Murder Cases

May 10, 2013

Washington Gov. Inslee Signs Wrongful Conviction Compensation Law

May 9, 2013

Science News - May 9, 2013

Watch: Damon Thibodeaux Adjust to Life After Exoneration

May 8, 2013

Utah Case Demonstrates Difficulty of Exonerating Clients without DNA

May 7, 2013

Watch: Innocence Project Attorney Discusses Willie Manning Case on Democracy Now

Breaking News: Execution Stayed in Mississippi

May 6, 2013

Revolution Books to Screen After Innocence

The Long Road Exonerees Face to Clear Their Records

May 3, 2013

Science News - May 3, 2013

Ohio Court Must Consider DNA Testing for Death Row Inmate

May 2, 2013

Why DNA Evidence Deserves Testing in a Mississippi Death Row Case

Death Row Inmate Deserves DNA Testing Before May 7 Execution

May 1, 2013

Recently Freed New Yorker Discusses Effects of Prison Life

Two Police Chiefs Honored at 2013 Innocence Network Conference

April 30, 2013

Mississippi Poised to Execute Man Without DNA Testing Evidence

April 29, 2013

California Innocence Project Kicks Off 600 Mile Walk on Behalf of the Wrongly Convicted

April 25, 2013

“The minute you give up…you die.”

Science News - April 25, 2013

April 24, 2013

Innocence Project Benefit to Honor Scandal star Tony Goldwyn, business leader Jack Taylor and the law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Riding for Randy

April 23, 2013

Exonerees Talk to NPR at the Innocence Network Conference

Arizona Needs to Record Interrogations

April 22, 2013

New Jersey Exoneree Pushes to Increase Compensation for Wrongfully Convicted

April 19, 2013

2013 Innocence Network Conference Meets in Charlotte

Michael Morton’s Prosecutor Will Face Criminal Charges for Withholding Evidence

April 18, 2013

Science News - April 18, 2013

April 17, 2013

Arson Conviction Overturned for California Man

April 16, 2013

Tune in Tonight: “The Central Park Five” Documentary Airs on PBS

Dallas County Exonerees Unite to Help Free Other Innocent Prisoners

April 15, 2013

Washington Man Cleared of Murder

April 12, 2013

Inadequate Defense Leads to a Vacated Conviction

Buffalo News Calls for New York Senate to Pass Wrongful Conviction Reform

Watch: Filmmaker Ken Burns Discuss “The Central Park Five” on The Daily Show

April 11, 2013

Science News - April 11, 2013

April 10, 2013

Federal Public Defenders Hobbled by Sequestration

Tulsa World Says Oklahoma DNA Bill Should Pass Unanimously

April 9, 2013

Scottsboro Boys to Receive Posthumous Pardon

April 8, 2013

Washington State Still Considering Compensation Bill

April 5, 2013

More Trouble for Massachusetts Crime Labs

April 4, 2013

Science News - April 4, 2013

First Exoneree to Play Professional Football Inks a Deal With Atlanta Falcons

April 3, 2013

ProPublica Investigates Prosecutorial Misconduct in New York

Arizona Arson Case Overturned

April 2, 2013

One of the Norfolk Four Still Fighting to Clear His Name

April 1, 2013

Passover and the Innocence Project

International Innocence Round-up: April 1, 2013

Watch: Arizona Arson Case Featured on 60 Minutes

March 29, 2013

Innocence Network Week in Review: March 29, 2013

African American Wrongful Convictions Today

Baltimore Police to Improve Eyewitness Identification Procedures

March 28, 2013

Science News - March 28, 2013

Highlights of Wrongful Conviction Reporting

March 27, 2013

Kentucky Governor Signs Improved Post-Conviction DNA Access Law

March 26, 2013

Conviction Integrity Unit Reviews Possible Wrongful Convictions

March 25, 2013

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Hosts Discussion on Death Penalty

March 22, 2013

New Jersey Legislature Passes Compensation Bill

Tune In: California Exoneree Featured on 60 Minutes

March 21, 2013

Six Texas Arson Cases to Be Reviewed

March 20, 2013

Documentary Spotlights Bad Lawyering

New York Man Wrongfully Convicted of 1990 Crime Will Be Released

March 19, 2013

New York State Leaders and Lawmakers Call for Better Indigent Defense

Florida Officer Linked to Two Wrongful Convictions

March 15, 2013

North Carolina Exoneree to Reunite With Sister After 40 Years

Tune In: Innocence Project Board of Directors’ Director Emeritus Janet Reno on “The Simpsons”

Science News - March 15, 2013

March 12, 2013

California Man Exonerated by DNA Evidence after 14 Years in Prison

Virginia Man Exonerated by DNA Evidence

March 11, 2013

Compensating Colorado’s Wrongfully Convicted

Texas Exoneree Michael Morton Weds, Asks Guests to Donate to the Innocence Project

March 8, 2013

Michael Morton Documentary Premieres at SXSW Festival

Book Review: It Happened to Audrey

March 7, 2013

Science Thursday - March 7, 2013

March 6, 2013

Maryland Senate Votes to Repeal the Death Penalty

March 5, 2013

New York City Exoneree to Speak at Princeton

March 4, 2013

Oklahoma Justice Commission Recommends Reforms to Prevent Wrongful Convictions

March 1, 2013

Book About Texas DNA Exonerees Featured in Breakfast Series

February 28, 2013

48 Hours Revisits Missouri False Confession Case

Science Thursday - February 28, 2013

African American Wrongful Convictions Throughout History

February 27, 2013

Virginia Man Continues Fight to Clear His Name

February 26, 2013

New Jersey City University Hosts Central Park Five Screening

February 25, 2013

Former FBI Director Sessions Calls for Improvements to KY’s DNA Testing Law

California Man Freed After Seven Years

February 22, 2013

Science News - February 22, 2013

New Report on Indigent Defense Examines Philadelphia Homicide Verdicts

Spotlight on Innocence Project Executive Director

February 21, 2013

Oklahoma Poised to Adopt DNA Access Bill

February 20, 2013

Female Exoneree Featured on The Ricki Lake Show

February 19, 2013

Washington State Considers Compensation Bill

The Most Captive Audience

February 11, 2013

Texas Man Cleared of Murder After DNA Proves Innocence, Implicates Another Man

February 8, 2013

Innocence Project Receives $1 Million Donation from Pershing Square Foundation

Innocence Network Week in Review: February 8, 2013

February 7, 2013

Science Thursday - February 7, 2013

Cook County Integrity Unit Slow to Justice in False Confession Cases

February 6, 2013

Nation’s First Death Row DNA Exoneree Fights Capital Punishment in Maryland

February 5, 2013

Central Park Five Exonerees to Speak at NYU

Columbus Post-Dispatch Profiles Ohio Exonerees

Ohio Prosecutors Struggle to Accept Wrongful Convictions

February 4, 2013

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up, February 4, 2012

Court of Inquiry Begins Today in Morton Case

February 1, 2013

Innocence Project to Give Black History Month Lecture at VCU

Could It Happen Today?

January 31, 2013

Execution Stayed in Texas

Science Thursday - January 31, 2013

January 30, 2013

Houston Chronicle Calls for DNA Testing in Death Row Case

January 29, 2013

Innocence Project Co-Founders Honored with New York State Bar Association’s Gold Medal

Former Ohio Police Captain Cleared of Murder Based On DNA Evidence

January 28, 2013

New York Times Urges Gov. Cuomo to Stay the Course and Mandate Criminal Justice Reforms

January 25, 2013

Harvard Law Meets an Innocent Man

Ohio Trial Court Tosses Conviction in False Confession Case

January 24, 2013

A Human Tragedy: Exploring the Stories of 24 Exonerees

January 23, 2013

New York Exonerees Lack Social Services

January 22, 2013

Dallas DA Introduces ‘Racial Justice Act’

January 18, 2013

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Law Enforcement in Mississippi False Confession Case

January 17, 2013

Science Thursday - January 17, 2013

Innocence Project Seeks DNA Testing For Texas Death Row Inmate

January 16, 2013

Maryland Considers Death Penalty Repeal

January 15, 2013

Chicago to Pay Multimillion Dollar Settlement in Another Burge Case

January 14, 2013

How Forensics Can Uphold Scientific Standards

January 11, 2013

In Memory of Bennett Barbour

Texas Arson Case to be Reviewed Today

January 10, 2013

Ohio Supreme Court Considers DNA Testing in Death Row Case

Science Thursday - January 10, 2013

Dallas Morning News Stresses Importance of Arson Review

January 9, 2013

New York Governor Proposes Criminal Justice Reforms in State of the State Address

January 8, 2013

Innocence Project Fights Eye Blinking Evidence in Murder Trial

California Exonerations Prove Need for Eyewitness Identification Reform

January 7, 2013

Bennie Starks Exonerated After 25 Year Struggle to Clear His Name

January 4, 2013

DNA Evidence Proves West Virginia Man’s Innocence, But He Remains Behind Bars

Dallas Morning News Honors Two Exonerees as “Texans of the Year”

January 3, 2013

Science Thursday - January 3, 2013

January 2, 2013

Hurricane Flooding Makes Evidence Inaccessible to NYPD

January 1, 2013

Happy New Year from the 2012 Exonerees!

December 27, 2012

Science Thursday - December 27, 2012

December 26, 2012

Missouri Appeals Court Clears Way for George Allen’s Exoneration

December 21, 2012

How the UK Police Interview Suspects

December 20, 2012

Science Thursday - December 20, 2012

December 19, 2012

Exoneration Anniversary: Central Park Five

December 18, 2012

Kentucky Bill Would Expand DNA Access to Inmates

December 17, 2012

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up, December 17, 2012

Innocence Network Secures 22 Exonerations in 2012

December 14, 2012

New Study Reveals Incentive to Snitch

Innocence Network Week in Review: December 14, 2012

December 13, 2012

Science Thursday - December 13, 2012

DNA Evidence Proves West Virginia Man’s Innocence, Implicates Real Perpetrator

December 12, 2012

Criticism Mounts for Cook County State’s Attorney Following 60 Minutes Interview

Online Symposium Discusses Books on Wrongful Convictions

December 10, 2012

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up, December 10, 2012

Recording Interrogations Improves the Criminal Justice System

December 7, 2012

The New York Times Applauds Oregon’s New Legal Standard for Identification Procedures

Lake County, Illinois Prosecutor Agrees to Drop Charges Against Bennie Starks

Young People and False Confessions

Innocence Network Week in Review: December 7, 2012

December 6, 2012

Science Thursday - December 6, 2012

December 5, 2012

Texas Considers Recording of Interrogations Legislation

Lake County to Examine Claims of Innocence

December 4, 2012

Imprisoned Chicago Detective Will Testify in Wrongful Convictions Case

December 3, 2012

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up, December 3, 2012

Tune-In: BET Series “Vindicated” Profiles Eight Exonerees

November 30, 2012

Center on Wrongful Convictions Launches First Women’s Project

November 29, 2012

Tune-In: Voice America Exoneree Series

Science Thursday - November 29, 2012

Oregon Supreme Court Establishes New Procedures to Determine the Admissibility of Eyewitness Identification Evidence

November 28, 2012

The Truth About Forensic Science

November 27, 2012

Wrongly Convicted Virginia Man Pardoned by the Governor

November 26, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Destroys Evidence

November 23, 2012

Finding Common Ground with Law Enforcement

November 22, 2012

Home for Thanksgiving

Science Thursday - November 22, 2012

November 21, 2012

Central Park Five Exoneree Steps into Spotlight

November 20, 2012

NJ Exoneree Featured in False Confession Symposium

November 19, 2012

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up, November 19, 2012

November 16, 2012

My Marathon for the Innocence Project

November 15, 2012

George Allen Jr. Released From Prison After Serving More than 30 Years

Science Thursday - November 15, 2012

November 14, 2012

My Work On the Michael Morton Case

Clemency Bid for Texas Man Convicted of a North Dakota Murder

November 13, 2012

Prosecutorial Accountability in the Michael Morton Case

November 12, 2012

Tune In: Michael Morton Featured on Katie Couric

November 9, 2012

Arizona Man Freed After Nearly 40 Years

November 8, 2012

Science Thursdays

November 7, 2012

Enfranchised!

College of Southern Maryland to Host Innocence Project Speakers

November 6, 2012

Virginia Exoneree to Vote After All

Compensating Colorado’s Wrongfully Convicted

November 5, 2012

Missouri Judge Overturns George Allen Conviction

November 1, 2012

Integrity Unit Investigates Wrongful Conviction

Innocence Project Offices Closed

Massachusetts Attorney General Calls for Review of State Lab

October 31, 2012

Chicago Man to be Set Free After 14 Years in Alford Plea

October 26, 2012

California Voters to Decide the Fate of the Death Penalty

Two Jurors Support Man’s Fight for Compensation

October 25, 2012

Science Thursday - October 25, 2012

Death Row Exoneree Supports Willingham Pardon Petition

October 24, 2012

Petition for Cameron Todd Willingham’s Posthumous Pardon

October 23, 2012

How I Found the Innocence Project

October 22, 2012

Virginia Exoneree Wishes He Could Vote

October 19, 2012

From Cardozo Law Clinic Student to Documentary Filmmaker: After After Innocence

October 18, 2012

Science Thursday - October 18, 2012

October 17, 2012

Longest Serving Exoneree Looks Toward the Future

Federal Court of Appeals Upholds Ruling in Identification Case

October 16, 2012

In Memory of George Whitmore Jr.

October 15, 2012

West Virginia University Law School Opens Innocence Clinic

From Running Stats to Running Miles

October 12, 2012

Texas Monthly Reports on Morton

Prosecutorial Oversight Tour Stops in California

In Memory of Allen Coco

October 11, 2012

Science Thursday - October 11, 2012

California Exoneree Speaks Out Against Death Penalty

October 10, 2012

North Carolina Man Declared Innocent

October 9, 2012

Texas Arson Cases Reviewed for Wrongful Convictions

October 5, 2012

Michael Morton Celebrates One Year of Freedom

The Ongoing Struggle for Access to Post-Conviction DNA Testing

October 4, 2012

“Give Up Tomorrow” Premieres on PBS

Science Thursday - October 4, 2012

October 3, 2012

LA Times Opinion Piece Argues for End of Death Penalty in California

October 2, 2012

NYCLU Report Opens Window on Solitary Confinement Experience

October 1, 2012

Prosecutorial Oversight Tour Stops in Pennsylvania

Damon Thibodeaux Roundup: 300 and Counting

September 28, 2012

Death Row Inmate Becomes 300th Person Exonerated by DNA Evidence

Oklahoma Exoneree Awaits Compensation

September 27, 2012

Science Thursday - September 27, 2012

September 26, 2012

What Wrongful Convictions Teach Us About Racial Inequality

September 25, 2012

NYPD and Innocence Project Awarded Federal Funds to Identify Wrongful Convictions

New York Times Says Recording Interrogations Is Not Enough

September 24, 2012

Remembering Troy Davis

Sunny Jacobs Stars in “The Exonerated” This Week

September 21, 2012

NYPD to Video Record Interrogations

Judge Grants Compensation to Two of “Beatrice Six” in Nebraska Case

September 20, 2012

Science Thursday - September 20, 2012

September 19, 2012

Damien Echols and Johnny Depp to Read at New York City Bookstore

San Antonio Express-News Joins Prosecutorial Misconduct Dialogue

September 18, 2012

“Herman’s House” to Screen at Harlem International Film Festival

September 17, 2012

The Case for ‘Blind’ Lineups

Shaken-Baby Syndrome Convictions Challenged in Arizona

September 14, 2012

An Exoneree Speaks at a Synagogue before the Jewish Holidays

Illinois Men Receive Certificates of Innocence

September 13, 2012

Science Thursday - September 13, 2012

September 12, 2012

Texas Police Departments to Be Graded on Lineup Policies

“The Exonerated” Returns to New York for Limited Run with Audience Talk Backs

September 11, 2012

Forensic Scientists Join Innocence Project in Conversation about Wrongful Convictions

September 10, 2012

Victim’s Mother Relives Crime Through Wrongful Conviction

September 7, 2012

Ohio Death Row Inmate Released

September 6, 2012

Fixing Forensic Oversight, a National Priority

September 5, 2012

Wrongfully Convicted Nebraska Man Is Compensated after 57 Years

Michael Morton Speaks About Wrongful Conviction, Advocates Reform

September 4, 2012

Murder Conviction Dismissed for Man in North Carolina

August 31, 2012

Chicago Man Freed Today

August 30, 2012

Science Thursdays

August 29, 2012

Illinois Appellate Court Ruling Favors Starks

August 28, 2012

LAPD Resist Eyewitness Identification Reform

The Trial of David Lee Wiggins

August 27, 2012

Wiggins and Family Speak about His Ordeal

August 24, 2012

Texas Man Released From Prison After 24 Years

The Misidentification of David Lee Wiggins

August 23, 2012

Science Thursday - August 23, 2012

August 22, 2012

Virginia Exoneree Credits Faith in a Speech at Baptist Church

“Give Up Tomorrow” to Screen at the Brooklyn Museum

August 21, 2012

DNA Clears Texas Man of Rape

August 20, 2012

Massachusetts Exoneree’s Record Expunged, Nine Years Later

Volunteer Attorney Aids Virginia’s Post-Conviction Testing Project

August 17, 2012

State Attorney Ignores Science, Impedes Starks’ Full Exoneration

August 16, 2012

Science Thursday - August 16, 2012

How Misidentifications Lead to Wrongful Convictions

Buffalo News Urges New York to Take Action Against Wrongful Convictions

August 15, 2012

Mississippi Exoneree Enjoys His Freedom

Exonerees Featured on Oprah Winfrey Network

August 14, 2012

Innocence Project Featured in Philanthropic Video Archive

NYPD Slow to Record Interrogations

August 13, 2012

Barry Scheck Reflects on the Creation of the Innocence Project

August 10, 2012

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up

Wisconsin Exoneree Wins Law School Scholarship

August 9, 2012

Science Thursday - August 9, 2012

DNA Evidence Points Toward Ohio Man’s Innocence

August 8, 2012

Florida Death Row Prisoner Fights to Overturn Conviction

Help Bennie Starks Get a Full Exoneration

August 7, 2012

Two Virginia Men Fight Arson Convictions

August 6, 2012

To Thank You for Your Letters of Support

Former Bite Mark Expert Dismisses the Discipline

August 3, 2012

Of Teens and Tunnel Vision

August 2, 2012

Science Thursday - August 2, 2012

NY Law Expanding DNA Database Takes Effect

August 1, 2012

Blog: The Innocent and the Death Penalty

July 31, 2012

Meet a Grammy Winner and Support the Innocence Project

Panel of Exonerees to Join Barry Scheck at American Chemical Society Conference

July 30, 2012

Editorial Urges States to Follow NJ in Eyewitness Identification Reform

July 27, 2012

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up

Denver Post Calls for Compensation

July 26, 2012

Science Thursday - July 26, 2012

July 25, 2012

A Short History of Police Lineup Reform

Exonerees to Speak after Performance of “The Exonerated”

Overhaul of New Orleans Police Department

July 24, 2012

Clearing up the Disparity in Texas Exonerations from County to County

July 23, 2012

Ocala Star Banner calls for Enhancements to Florida Criminal Justice System

New Jersey Leads the Way on Eyewitness Identification Reform

July 20, 2012

New Jury Instructions Will Prevent Wrongful Convictions

July 19, 2012

Science Thursday - July 19, 2012

Oklahoma Man Exonerated by DNA Testing

July 18, 2012

Louisiana Exonerees File Civil Suit in Prosecutorial Misconduct Case

July 17, 2012

Indiana Police Cut Down DNA Backlog

July 16, 2012

Towards a Repeal of the Death Penalty

Virginia Police Departments Fall Short on Identification Procedures

July 13, 2012

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up, July 13, 2012

July 12, 2012

Science News

After 31 Years, Justice Department Files Motion to Exonerate Kirk Odom

Forensic Science Improvement Bill Submitted to Congress

July 11, 2012

Exoneree’s Son Talks About Prosecutorial Error

National Post-Conviction Case Review to Examine Forensic Flaws

July 10, 2012

Texas Tribune Examines Prosecutorial Misconduct

July 9, 2012

Illinois Man Freed After 32 Years

July 6, 2012

Prosecutorial Error Common in TX Wrongful Conviction Cases

Weak DNA Evidence Poses Problems in Court

Colorado Exoneree Struggles without Compensation

July 5, 2012

Texas Exonerees Launch Support Services Program

Atlanta Wrongfully Incarcerates Woman Who Shares the Same Name as the Suspect

Science News

July 3, 2012

UN High Commission for Human Rights Examines the Death Penalty

July 2, 2012

Update: LaMonte Armstrong Released

Two Mississippi Women Freed After Review of Bite Mark Evidence

June 29, 2012

New Evidence Could Free North Carolina Man

June 28, 2012

Exoneree Anniversary: Kirk Bloodsworth

Science News

June 27, 2012

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up

Missing Nora Ephron

June 26, 2012

Documentary to Tell Texas Exoneree’s Story

Supreme Court Rejects Life Sentences for Juveniles

June 25, 2012

Illinois Woman Asks for Clemency in Shaken Baby Syndrome Case

June 22, 2012

Thousands of Supporters Rally Behind Nevada Woman’s Innocence Claim

Manhattan District Attorney Hails Conviction Integrity Unit

June 21, 2012

Supreme Court Issues Murky Decision on Crime Lab Testimony

Judges Order Lake County to Address Starks’ Conviction

June 20, 2012

The Fight for Pennsylvania’s Wrongfully Convicted

June 19, 2012

Exonerated Prisoners Speak out on Solitary Confinement

June 18, 2012

North Carolina Compensation Bill Hinders the Exonerated Who Plead Guilty

Exonerated through DNA Testing, Two New Dads Celebrate Father’s Day in the Free World

June 15, 2012

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up

June 14, 2012

Florida Innocence Commission Hopeful for Reform

Science News

June 13, 2012

When Prosecutors Oppose DNA Testing

June 12, 2012

Australian Coroner Makes a Ruling in 32-Year-Old Case

June 11, 2012

Dateline NBC Episode Turns Up New Witnesses in False Confession Case

June 8, 2012

Three North Carolina Men Fight to Clear Their Names

Why New York Needs Wrongful Conviction Reforms

June 7, 2012

Science Thursdays

Exoneree Band Performs in Salt Lake City

Murder Conviction Vacated, Michigan Man Freed

June 6, 2012

Legislation to Increase Louisiana’s Compensation Dies

June 5, 2012

Innocence Project Submits New Evidence of Innocence in West Virginia Case

June 4, 2012

How to Make the Criminal Justice System More Fair

Illinois Man Convicted on Bad Arson Analysis Is Freed

June 1, 2012

Copping a Plea for a Crime You Didn’t Commit

Streamlining Capital Punishment Endangers the Innocent

May 31, 2012

Science Thursday - May 31, 2012

Football Dreams Rekindled for Recent Exoneree

May 30, 2012

Innocence Project and New York State Bar Association Push for Reform in New York

May 29, 2012

Virginia Attorney General Supports Bennett Barbour Exoneration

MSNBC Asks: Is the Justice System Broken?

May 25, 2012

Exonerees Who Served in the Military Observe Memorial Day 2012

Former Texas Governor Urges Reform to Prevent Executing Innocent People

Conviction Dismissed Against Former High School Football Player

May 24, 2012

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up

Oregon Considers Changes to Police Lineups

Science Thursday - May 24, 2012

May 23, 2012

Florida Editorial Emphasizes Need for Reform

May 22, 2012

The Long Road From Exoneration to Compensation

May 21, 2012

New National Database Reveals Nearly 900 Exonerations

Texas Judge Moved to Posthumously Exonerate Cameron Todd Willingham

May 18, 2012

Innocence Project Continues the Fight to Clear George Allen

May 17, 2012

Science Thursday - May 17, 2012

Colorado Exoneree Tells How He Endured Wrongful Imprisonment

Courier-Journal Urges Kentucky to Expand DNA Access Law

May 16, 2012

Investigation Reveals Texas Likely Executed An Innocent Man, Points to Eyewitness Misidentification

May 15, 2012

Rape Conviction Dismissed for Bennie Starks After 20 Years in Prison

May 14, 2012

Kentucky Prisoners Fight for DNA Testing

May 11, 2012

Innocence Project Executive Director Receives Award

A Mother’s Day Message from “Mama Innocence”

May 10, 2012

Science Thursday - May 3, 2012

Virginia Must Notify Individuals Who May Have Been Wrongfully Convicted

May 9, 2012

Rickey Wyatt’s Conviction Vacated After 31 Years

May 8, 2012

Colorado’s Wrongful Conviction of Robert Dewey Holds Lessons

Innocence Project Celebrates 20th Anniversary Tonight!

May 7, 2012

Errant Prosecutors Seldom Held to Account

May 4, 2012

Connecticut House Passes Eyewitness Identification Bill

Hank Skinner’s Fight for DNA Testing Continues

May 3, 2012

Science Thursday - May 3, 2012

May 2, 2012

Dispatch from the Field: An Exoneree Finds His Way in Colorado

Virginia Attorney General Supports Bennett Barbour Exoneration

May 1, 2012

Barry Scheck Debates Death Penalty on MSNBC

Two More Men Cleared by DNA in Dallas County

April 30, 2012

Colorado Man Released Today

Connecticut Governor Abolishes State’s Death Penalty

April 27, 2012

Eyewitness Identification Training Embraced in Texas

Twenty Arizona Prosecutors Who Committed Error Go Undisciplined

April 26, 2012

Science News

Prosecutorial Oversight Tour Stops in Arizona

April 25, 2012

Seven DC Men Fight to Overturn Murder Conviction

April 24, 2012

Real Perpetrator in Milwaukee DNA Exoneration Case Charged with Murder

April 23, 2012

Washington Post Calls for Full Review of FBI Crime Lab

April 20, 2012

Florida Exoneree Becomes a Father at 57

April 19, 2012

RIT Hosts Wrongful Conviction Conference

Attorneys Work to Hold Orleans Parish Prosecutors Accountable

April 18, 2012

Forensic Practitioners’ Credentials Come Under Fire

Chicago Police Officers Contribute Financially to Wrongful Conviction Settlement

April 17, 2012

PBS Reveals “The Real CSI” Tonight

Washington Post Investigates Reliability of Forensic Sciences

April 16, 2012

Barry Scheck Makes His Point

Wall Street Journal Explores Eyewitness Memory

April 13, 2012

Baltimore Prepares to Video Record Interrogations

April 12, 2012

Connecticut to Abolish the Death Penalty

Science Thursday

April 11, 2012

New York State to Review Convictions

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up

April 10, 2012

New Jersey on the Way to Better Jury Instructions for Eyewitness Identifications

Virginia Exoneree Receives Compensation

April 9, 2012

Three More Dallas County Men Cleared

April 6, 2012

One Woman’s Triumph over Wrongful Conviction

New Documentary Examines Police Interrogation Tactics

April 5, 2012

Connecticut Senate Votes to Repeal Death Penalty

Science Thursday

Texas Prosecutors Who Engage in Misconduct Go Undisciplined

April 4, 2012

Wrongful Conviction Featured in Tonight’s Episode of “Psych”

NBC Spotlights Police Lineup Reform

April 3, 2012

False Confession Experts Now Allowed to Testify in New York State

April 2, 2012

New York Times Reports on Kerry Max Cook

Life Sentence Guards Against Fatal Mistakes

March 30, 2012

Oklahoma Senate Approves Wrongful Conviction Review

March 29, 2012

Science Thursdays

March 28, 2012

Panel Discussion to Address Prosecutorial Error and Misconduct

March 27, 2012

The New York Times Calls on Gov. Cuomo to Pass Wrongful Conviction Reforms

March 26, 2012

CNN Reports: Many Exonerees Have Not Been Compensated

Symposium to Explore Issue of Inadequate Defense

60 Minutes Features Innocence Project Client Michael Morton

March 23, 2012

Alabama Death Row Inmate Receives Stay Six Days Before Execution Date

March 22, 2012

Science Thursday

March 21, 2012

Kane County Sets Example for Other Illinois Jurisdictions in Handling Wrongful Convictions

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up

March 20, 2012

NY Governor Signs DNA Databank Bill, Says He Will Pursue Additional Reforms

March 19, 2012

Wrongfully Convicted Man Seeks Removal from the Sex Offender Registry

Prosecutorial Oversight: Ted Stevens Case Moves Dialog Forward

March 16, 2012

Kentucky Legislation Introduced to Allow Expansion for Post-Conviction DNA Testing

March 15, 2012

Tune In: ESPN to Premiere Dewey Bozella Film

Science Thursday

March 14, 2012

New York Exoneree Starts Foundation to Help Wrongfully Convicted

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up

March 13, 2012

Death Penalty Study Reveals Random Application

Special Prosecutor Appointed to Court of Inquiry in Morton Case

March 12, 2012

Louisiana Compensation Falls Short

March 9, 2012

New York Should Follow China’s Lead and Require Mandatory Recording of Interrogations

March 8, 2012

Science Thursday

March 7, 2012

Illinois Man Freed After Ten Years in Wrongful Conviction Case

March 6, 2012

Virginia Exoneree Could Receive $800,000 in Compensation

March 5, 2012

End wrongful convictions in New York

Wrongful convictions affect all New Yorkers

March 2, 2012

Friday Roundup: Favorable Compensation, Actual Innocence Bills

March 1, 2012

Science Thursday

February 29, 2012

Federal Judge Tosses Virginia Murder Conviction

From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up

February 28, 2012

Hawaii Reviews Identification Reforms

February 27, 2012

Time’s “Game Changers” Series Features Co-Director Barry Scheck

The New York Times Calls for State Wrongful Conviction Reform

February 24, 2012

Paradise Lost, Oscar Contender

Friday Roundup: False Confessions, DNA Access, Compensation

February 23, 2012

Center for the Global Study of Wrongful Conviction Launches International Innocence Blog

Science Thursday

February 22, 2012

Praise for Court of Inquiry Order in Morton Case

February 21, 2012

Willingham Documentary Hits iTunes

February 17, 2012

Friday Roundup: Claims of Innocence and Fighting for Justice

Innocence Project Submits Evidence of Missouri Man’s Innocence

February 16, 2012

Science Thursday

Judge Orders Court of Inquiry into Possible Prosecutorial Misconduct in Morton Case

Illinois Appeals Court Ruling Will Hopefully Hasten Exoneration

February 15, 2012

New York Chief Judge Aims to Reduce Wrongful Convictions

February 14, 2012

Scientific Advances Raise Doubt about Arson Convictions

February 13, 2012

NBC investigates New York Conviction Based on Eyewitness Evidence

February 10, 2012

Friday Roundup: Life After Exoneration

New Book to Highlight Effects of Prosecutorial Misconduct

Texas Judge Recommends Court of Inquiry on Prosecutorial Misconduct in Morton Case

February 9, 2012

Last of the “Dixmoor Five” to be Released from Prison

Science Thursday

February 8, 2012

Prosecutorial Oversight: John Thompson and His Fight for Justice

February 7, 2012

Kentucky Prosecutor Calls for Increased Access to Post-Conviction DNA Testing

February 6, 2012

Virginia Fails to Notify Individuals Who May Have Been Wrongfully Convicted

February 3, 2012

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Opens Conviction Integrity Unit

Friday Roundup: False Confessions, Investigating Wrongful Convictions

February 2, 2012

Science Thursday

February 1, 2012

New York’s DNA Database Bill Falls Short

January 31, 2012

Wrongful Conviction Overturned for Missouri Man

Washington Legislators Consider Abolishing the Death Penalty

January 30, 2012

Weekly Roundup: Honoring the Exonerated and Reviewing the Justice System

January 28, 2012

True Story of Clarence Elkins Premieres on Documentary Channel

January 27, 2012

Innocence Project Policy Advocate on Justice and the Death Penalty

January 26, 2012

Science Thursday: Congress Slow to Adopt Forensic Science Reforms

January 25, 2012

High School Performance to Benefit Innocence Project

January 24, 2012

New Orleans Judge Evaluates Prisoner’s Claim of Innocence

January 23, 2012

Connecticut Establishes Fund to Aid the Recently Exonerated

January 20, 2012

Friday Roundup: Compensation, Real Perpetrators and the Death Penalty

Cardozo Law School Symposium Addresses Juvenile Wrongful Convictions

January 19, 2012

Perry v. New Hampshire Ruling Ignored Eyewitness Misidentification Stats

Science Thursday

January 18, 2012

Four Chicago Men Celebrate Exoneration

“Paradise Lost” Filmmaker Discusses the West Memphis Three Case

January 17, 2012

Virginia Compensation Falls Short

Four Chicago Men Cleared After 17 Years

January 13, 2012

Exoneree Anniversary: Rickie Johnson

Friday Roundup

January 12, 2012

Science Thursday

January 11, 2012

New Orleans Murder Conviction Overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court

January 10, 2012

Potential Wrongful Convictions Revealed in Virginia Study

January 9, 2012

Texas to Embark on Statewide Arson Inquiry?

January 6, 2012

Last of the “Dixmoor Five” Exonerated of Murder

Friday Roundup: Fighting the Causes of Wrongful Convictions

January 5, 2012

Science Thursday

Dallas Man Enjoys First Night of Freedom

January 4, 2012

Rickey Dale Wyatt Released After 31 Years

January 3, 2012

Washington Post Applauds Decline in Executions

December 30, 2011

Science News

December 29, 2011

New York Times: Make Prosecutors Accountable for Misconduct

December 28, 2011

Editorial Calls on Kentucky to Compensate Recent Exoneree

Florida Questions the Use of Jailhouse Informants

December 23, 2011

Friday Roundup: Proving Innocence in South Carolina and Nebraska

December 21, 2011

Innocence Network Secured 21 Exonerations in 2011

December 20, 2011

Kentucky Man Exonerated

Exoneree Ray Krone on the Anderson Cooper 360

December 19, 2011

Former Texas Inmate Officially Exonerated, Prosecutorial Misconduct Reviewed

December 16, 2011

Celebrity Fundraising Challenge

Friday Roundup: Conviction Overturned, Decline of the Death Penalty

December 15, 2011

Science Thursdays

December 14, 2011

Exoneree Anniversary: McKinley Cromedy

New Year, New Improvements to Identification Procedures

December 13, 2011

Fourth Illinois Man Exonerated in “Dixmoor Five” Case

December 12, 2011

Illinois Prisoner’s Conviction Overturned based on DNA Evidence

How Many Innocent People are in Prison?

December 9, 2011

Friday Roundup

A Death Row Exoneree Speaks out Against the Death Penalty

December 8, 2011

Illinois Prosecutor who Fought DNA Exonerations to Resign

John Grisham Calls for Forensic Improvement

Science Thursday

December 7, 2011

New York State Exoneree Wins Lawsuit

December 6, 2011

Former Prosecutor Testifies about Possible Misconduct in Texas Wrongful Conviction

Bill Would Increase Compensation for Wisconsin’s Wrongfully Convicted

Wrongfully Convicted Virginia Man Exonerated After 27 Years

December 5, 2011

Two of the Dixmoor Five Still Fighting to Be Cleared of Murder

December 2, 2011

Exoneree Dewey Bozella nominated for Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Award

Friday Roundup: Criminal Justice Reform

December 1, 2011

Science Thursday

November 30, 2011

Maryland Man Blames Prosecutorial Misconduct for Wrongful Conviction

November 28, 2011

Prosecutors Fight DNA

November 25, 2011

Friday Roundup: Fighting for Justice from Connecticut to Alaska

November 24, 2011

Science Thursday: Thanksgiving Edition

Happy Thanksgiving from the Innocence Project

November 23, 2011

Congressmen Call for Case Review

November 22, 2011

Blaming the System

November 21, 2011

Massachusetts’ Fight for DNA Access

November 18, 2011

Friday Roundup: Crime Labs Oversight and Eyewitness Identification Reform

November 17, 2011

False Confessions Lead to Additional Evidence Flaws, New Study Shows

November 16, 2011

Chicago Judge Overturns Murder Convictions of Four Men

November 15, 2011

Delay in Exonerations for Two Illinois Men

Four More Illinois Men Still Seeking Freedom

November 14, 2011

NY Times Calls for Stronger Protections Against Prosecutorial Misconduct

November 11, 2011

Friday Roundup: Herzog’s Death Penalty Documentary

November 10, 2011

Science Thursday

What Is the Innocence Project?

November 9, 2011

The Importance of Mandatory DNA Testing

Analysis of the Supreme Court’s View on Prosecutorial Misconduct

November 8, 2011

Exoneree Speaker Steven Barnes Visits Alaska

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Prosecutorial Misconduct

November 7, 2011

Two Brothers Among the Recently Exonerated Illinois Men

Texas Execution Stayed

November 4, 2011

Hank Skinner’s Continued Fight for DNA Testing

Friday Roundup: False Confessions and Misidentifications

November 3, 2011

Science Thursday: Reopening Old Cases

Three Illinois Men Exonerated of 1991 Rape and Murder

November 1, 2011

Supreme Court to Hear Prosecutorial Misconduct Case

Texas Forensic News: After Final Willingham Report, New Members Join Commission

October 31, 2011

The Fight for a National Criminal Justice Commission

October 28, 2011

Preventing Future Injustice in Texas

Friday Roundup: Fighting Prosecutorial Misconduct and Eyewitness Misidentification

October 26, 2011

Hank Skinner Deserves DNA Tests

October 25, 2011

Seeking Freedom in Kentucky

October 24, 2011

Sen. Webb to Keep Fighting for a Commission

October 21, 2011

Friday Roundup: Appeals Granted, Charges Dismissed

Senate Votes Against National Criminal Justice Commission

After 30 Years, A Free Man

October 20, 2011

Science Thursday: A Mug Shot Database

October 19, 2011

Florida Exoneree Gets Help from Veteran Music Producer

October 17, 2011

Celebrating 20 Years of Justice

The Lineup Filler

NY Exoneree Wins His First and Last Pro Boxing Match

Investigation Goes on in Morton Case

October 14, 2011

Friday Roundup: Prosecutorial Misconduct, Eyewitness Misidentification

October 13, 2011

Oklahoma Innocence Project Up and Running

Science Thursday

October 12, 2011

The Best Work a Prosecutor Could Do?

Morton Nears Official Exoneration in Texas

October 11, 2011

New York Exoneree to Make Boxing Debut

Illinois Men Hopeful DNA Evidence Will Clear Their Names

October 7, 2011

Friday Roundup: Evidence of Misconduct

Willingham Documentary Hits Theatres

October 6, 2011

Science Thursdays

October 5, 2011

Take Action: Call on Congress to Create a National Criminal Justice Commission

Michael Morton Roundup: His First Day of Freedom

Big Week for Innocence Network Clients

October 4, 2011

California Man’s Conviction Overturned

Attorneys: DNA Evidence Should Exonerate Chicago Men

Murder Conviction Overturned, Texas Man Freed

October 3, 2011

Texas Man To Be Freed

September 30, 2011

This Week in Forensics: The Difference Of a Death Investigation

Friday Roundup: Living the Dream

September 28, 2011

Lawmakers to Consider Eyewitness Identification Reforms in Wake of Troy Davis Execution

September 27, 2011

New York Event: Barry Scheck on the Death Penalty

Virginia Court Could Clear Thomas Haynesworth

September 26, 2011

New DNA Evidence Proves St. Louis Man’s Innocence

Virginia Man Continues to Seek Full Exoneration

September 23, 2011

Friday Roundup: NC Exoneration, DNA testing and False Confessions

Improving Eyewitness Identification in Pennsylvania

September 22, 2011

Troy Davis Executed in Georgia

Comedy Show to Benefit the Innocence Project

Science Thursdays

Supporting Justice in Georgia

Call for a Moratorium on Executions in Georgia

September 21, 2011

Troy Davis Execution Delayed

September 20, 2011

Pennsylvania Report Establishes Need for Reform

Clemency Denied for Troy Davis — Take Action Now to Stop the Execution

September 16, 2011

Friday Roundup: Skin Cells and Backlogs

Speaking Up for Troy Davis

September 15, 2011

A Plea to Pass Federal Criminal Justice Reform

The Evolution of Exonerations and DNA Science

Science Thursday: Arson, Gaits and Reality TV

Ask a Staff Attorney

September 14, 2011

Questions for an Innocence Project Attorney

Three Prisoners Get a Second Chance

September 13, 2011

Stop the Execution of Troy Davis

September 12, 2011

Two Men Cleared After Years Behind Bars

TFS Commissioners Should Retain Jurisdiction Over Willingham

September 9, 2011

Friday Roundup: A Pending Execution and a Fight for a Hearing

September 8, 2011

Texas Forensic Commission Meets Today, Willingham on Agenda

Science Thursday: Allegations of Misconduct

A Cover-Up in Texas?

September 7, 2011

Texas Death Row Inmate Seeks DNA Testing Under New Law, Contests Execution

September 6, 2011

Finding Happily Ever After

September 2, 2011

Friday Roundup: NJ’s Supreme Court Ruling on Eyewitness Identification has National Impact

September 1, 2011

66,700 Petition Signatures Delivered in Chicago Case

Science Thursday

August 31, 2011

Houston Moving Slowly Toward Central Crime Lab

August 30, 2011

Column: U.K. Should Follow New Jersey Court’s Lead on Eyewitness Evidence

Police and Prosecutors Withheld Evidence in Kentucky Case

August 29, 2011

Exoneree Herman Atkins Speaks to DNA Scientists

New York Times: Fixing Lineups

August 26, 2011

Friday Roundup: The West Memphis 3 Celebrate Freedom

Saturday Night Movie: Conviction Premieres on HBO

August 25, 2011

Media Coverage of Yesterday’s N.J. Supreme Court Decision

When Appeals Go Unanswered

August 24, 2011

Prosecutor to Remain on Texas Case as DNA Points Toward Prisoner’s Innocence

N.J. Supreme Court Orders Major Shift on Eyewitness Evidence

August 23, 2011

False Confessions and the West Memphis Three

August 22, 2011

Column: Bias and Innocence

Supreme Court to Take Another Look at Identifications

August 19, 2011

Friday Roundup: Revisiting Old Cases and Rebuilding Lives

West Memphis Three Go Free

August 18, 2011

Science Thursday: Arson, Anthropology and Entomology

August 17, 2011

Getting it Right: A Multimedia Resource on Wrongful Convictions

New DNA Evidence Points Toward Texas Prisoner’s Innocence

August 16, 2011

Judge Denies Kentucky Prisoner’s Request for DNA Testing

August 15, 2011

Scheck: TX Arson Investigation Should Go On

August 12, 2011

Friday Roundup: Forensic Oversight, Informant Testimony and Eyewitness Identification

August 11, 2011

Science Thursday

Mississippi Woman Convicted Despite Unreliable Testimony

New Video: How DNA Testing Works in 2 Minutes

August 10, 2011

Column: Confusing Texas Law Hinders Work of TFSC

August 9, 2011

What’s Next for Texas Death Row Inmate After Execution Stay

Help Free Five Innocent Men in Illinois

August 8, 2011

Key Evidence Missing in Wisconsin Murder Case, Attorney Calls for Dismissal

August 5, 2011

Friday Roundup: DNA Access and Police Misconduct

August 4, 2011

Science Thursday: Shoes Prints and Patented Genes

August 3, 2011

Fixing Forensics

August 2, 2011

CA Governor Signs Jailhouse Informant Bill to Prevent Wrongful Convictions

August 1, 2011

Hawaii Man Cleared After Two Decades

July 29, 2011

Execution Stayed in Texas

Texas Attorney General Limits Authority of the Forensic Science Commission

Friday Roundup: Forensic Science and Compensating the Wrongfully Convicted

July 28, 2011

Science Thursday

Massachusetts Senate Passes DNA Access Bill

July 27, 2011

Standing with Thomas Haynesworth

July 26, 2011

Jailhouse Informant Bill Could Prevent Wrongful Convictions

July 25, 2011

Reforming Eyewitness Identification Procedures

July 22, 2011

New TFSC Chairman Tackles Willingham Case

Friday Roundup: The Long Road to Prove Innocence

July 21, 2011

Science Thursday: Indenitication Without DNA and Crime Lab Closings

July 20, 2011

Real Perpetrator to Plead Guilty in Wrongful Conviction Case

July 19, 2011

PBS Frontline Gets Emmy Nod for “The Confessions”

July 18, 2011

NC Among States Making Strides Against Wrongful Convictions

July 15, 2011

Judge Overturns Virginia Death Sentence Due to Prosecutorial Misconduct

Friday Roundup: Forensic Misconduct and Proving Innocence

July 14, 2011

VIDEO: Dewey Bozella Receives ESPY Courage Award

Science Thursday

July 13, 2011

A New Organization in Oklahoma and a New Board in Wisconsin

July 12, 2011

New York Exoneree to Receive Arthur Ashe Courage Award at ESPYs

July 11, 2011

Supreme Court Ruling Means Lab Tech Should Testify

July 8, 2011

Friday Roundup: The Stories of Innocence, Before and After Exoneration

July 7, 2011

Science Thursday

Iowa Adopts Arson Reforms

Home at Last

July 6, 2011

Confidential Informants, Questionable Convictions

July 5, 2011

Thank You!

The Media’s Role in Freeing the Innocent

July 1, 2011

Friday Roundup: Informants, Compensation and Bad Lawyers

June 30, 2011

Colorado Commissioners Won’t Limit Compensation for Wrongfully Convicted

June 29, 2011

Help Fund DNA Tests

June 28, 2011

Tonight on “Frontline:” A Close Look at Child Death Cases

June 27, 2011

Unraveling a Closed Murder Case in D.C.

June 24, 2011

Is the “CSI Effect” Real?

Supreme Court Upholds Right to Cross Examine Lab Technicians

Friday Roundup: Police Misconduct, Compensation and Innocence Commissions

June 23, 2011

Science Thursday: A New Lab in Houston

June 21, 2011

Sun Times: DNA and the High Cost of Wrongful Convictions

June 20, 2011

Washington State Courts Debate Cross-Racial Identifications

New Suspects Named Three Decades After Wrongful Conviction

June 17, 2011

Friday Roundup: The Quest for a DNA Test

Innocence Project Client Wins Access to DNA Testing

June 16, 2011

Science Thursday: Blood Alcohol Evidence Deemed Unscientific

June 15, 2011

Reforms Pending In Connecticut

June 14, 2011

Facebook Conversation: Your Stories of Injustice

June 13, 2011

Missing Evidence Means No DNA Testing for Maryland Man

June 10, 2011

The House Case and the Causes of Injustice

Friday Roundup: Innocence and Invisible Gorillas

June 9, 2011

Science Thursday: Questioning Science in the Courtroom

Will You Help Fund DNA Tests?

June 8, 2011

Mass. Lawmakers Consider DNA Access Bill

June 7, 2011

Student Investigation Raises Questions About Chicago Murder Conviction

Canadian Woman Finally Cleared After 13 Years in Prison

June 6, 2011

Will DNA Set a Missouri Man Free?

June 3, 2011

Friday Roundup: New Texas Law Will Reduce Misidentification

June 2, 2011

Science Thursday: Defendants Denied Access to Information from DC’s New Lab

June 1, 2011

New Book Examines Central Park Jogger Case and False Confessions

May 31, 2011

Marvin Anderson’s Long Road to Freedom

May 27, 2011

Chairman of Texas Forensic Commission Won’t Be Back

Friday Roundup: Free, but Still Fighting

May 26, 2011

Texas Bill Would Close Compensation Loopholes

Science Thursday

May 25, 2011

DNA Evidence Could Exonerate Nine Men in Chicago

May 24, 2011

Improving Counsel for Indigent Defendants

May 23, 2011

Exoneree William Michael Dillon Launches Music Career

The Long Road to Compensation

May 20, 2011

Friday Roundup: False Confessions and Flawed Forensics

May 19, 2011

New York Can Do Better to Prevent Wrongful Convictions

Science Thursdays: Possible Senate Investigation of Army Lab

May 18, 2011

Florida to Change Photo Lineup Policy

May 17, 2011

Compensating Connecticut’s Wrongfully Convicted

May 16, 2011

Forensic Work Questioned at Military Crime Lab

May 13, 2011

Friday Roundup: Death Penalty, Wrongful Conviction and Compensation

May 12, 2011

Science Thursdays: Forensic Evidence Faces More Careful Scrutiny from the Bench

May 11, 2011

Fernando Bermudez to Speak at Baruch College

Texas Exonerees Urge Legislation to Prevent Wrongful Convictions

May 10, 2011

Prosecutors Would Block Review of Confession Cases

May 9, 2011

Cincinnati Man Seeks DNA Testing

May 6, 2011

Friday Roundup: Improving Eyewitness Identification and Compensating the Wrongfully Convicted

May 5, 2011

Jason Flom Donation Establishes Senior Litigation Position at the Innocence Project

Science Thursdays: Scientists Urge Review of Cases Based on Bad Science

May 4, 2011

Evidence in Detroit Rape Case Points to Man’s Innocence

May 3, 2011

Supreme Court May Consider Case of Bad Defense Lawyer

May 2, 2011

Utah Woman Freed in Non-DNA Case

April 29, 2011

Friday Roundup: Compensating the Wrongfully Convicted

Florida Exonerees Endorse Statewide Identification Reform

April 28, 2011

Science Thursdays: Chemists from Nuclear Lab Unravel Mysterious “Nerve Gas” Death

April 27, 2011

States’ Financial Obligations to the Wrongfully Convicted Struggle under Budget Deficits

April 26, 2011

After 30 Years in Prison, Ohio Man is Compensated by the State

April 25, 2011

Road to Justice for One of Norfolk Four

April 22, 2011

Friday Roundup: Reform Bill Fails in Texas, Misconduct in California

April 21, 2011

Science Thursday: A Michigan Prosecutors Claims Testimony Trumps Science

48 Hours: Mystery Airs Special on Anthony Graves Case This Saturday

April 20, 2011

Federal Appeals Court Says All Evidence Relevant to Innocence

April 19, 2011

Evidence Points to Innocence in 1986 Rape Case

April 18, 2011

TFSC Approves Arson Recommendations

April 15, 2011

Exoneree Musician Bill Dillon Performs in Austin, Texas

Friday Roundup: Compensation and Law Enforcement Training

DNA Points to Serial Rapist in Wrongful Conviction of Illinois Men

April 14, 2011

TFSC Expected to Issue Report on Willingham Arson Case

Science Thursdays: North Carolina Debates Creating Independent Crime Lab

April 13, 2011

New Slate Series on Eyewitness Misidentification

April 12, 2011

Exoneree Pushes for Prosecutorial Accountability

April 11, 2011

Recording Interrogations Can Prevent Wrongful Convictions

April 8, 2011

Friday Roundup: Compensation and the Prosecution’s role in Overturned Wrongful Convictions

April 7, 2011

Texas Bill Would Improve Access to DNA Testing

Science Thursdays: Iowa Senator Call for Army Crime Lab Investigation

April 6, 2011

Reforming Criminal Lineup Procedures

April 5, 2011

Florida Inmate Released After 18 Years

April 4, 2011

Slate.com on Thompson: Thomas, Scalia Opinions ‘A Master Class in Human Apathy’

April 1, 2011

Gross Misconduct at Military Crime Lab

Science Thursdays: North Carolina Likely to Pass Comprehensive Forensic Science Reforms

March 31, 2011

Out of Prison, Fighting for Exoneration

March 30, 2011

False Confession Conviction May be Tossed

March 29, 2011

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Compensation for Former Death Row Inmate

March 28, 2011

New Jersey Supreme Court Reviews Eyewitness Identification

March 25, 2011

Friday Roundup: Illinois Man Seeks DNA Tests

March 24, 2011

Science Thursdays: Crime Labs Under Investigation for Inconsistent Results

Virginia Enacts Familial DNA Testing Law

March 23, 2011

New Tapes Reveal Police Chief Doubts Controversial Ohio Convictions

March 22, 2011

Prosecutors Invoke ‘Misconduct’ Law, Block Exoneree’s Compensation Request

March 21, 2011

Wrongfully Convicted Virginia Man Released After 27 Years

March 18, 2011

Friday Roundup: Prosecutorial Misconduct and Preventing Wrongful Convictions

March 17, 2011

Texas Senate Passes Critical Lineup Bill

Science Thursdays: Nassau County Lab Scandal May Cost $500,000

March 16, 2011

Argument Scheduled for Virginia Man Seeking Exoneration

March 15, 2011

DNA Expert Says Florida Man Serving Life Could be Innocent

March 14, 2011

False Confessions Happen More Than We Think

March 11, 2011

Friday Roundup: DNA Tests Ordered and Waiting for Compensation

March 10, 2011

Former Federal Prosecutor Faces Expulsion

Science Thursdays: Lab vs. Courtroom - How Much Proof Is Enough?

March 9, 2011

Illinois Governor Abolishes Death Penalty

March 8, 2011

Connecticut Considering Death Penalty Repeal

U.S. Supreme Court: Inmate Can Seek DNA Testing

March 7, 2011

Supreme Court OK’s Inmate’s Claim for DNA Testing

March 4, 2011

Friday Roundup: Reducing Wrongful Convictions

March 3, 2011

Confession Shouldn’t Bar DNA Testing

Science Thursdays: NY Governor Responds to Lab Scandal

March 2, 2011

Texas Senators Delay Confirmation of FSC Chairman

March 1, 2011

Chairman of TFSC Passes Nominations Committee

February 28, 2011

TFSC Chairman Could be Replaced

February 25, 2011

Friday Roundup: The Fight to be Exonerated and Progress at Crime Labs

February 24, 2011

Compensating the Wrongly Convicted in Hawaii

Science Thursday: 4000 Drug Cases Under Review in Nassau County, NY

February 23, 2011

New Trial for Tennessee Man Convicted of Rape

February 22, 2011

Texas Bill Seeks to Improve Eyewitness Identification Procedures (Updated)

February 18, 2011

Friday Roundup: Forensic Science and False Confessions

February 17, 2011

New York Chief Judge Applauds Innocence Project

Science Thursday: Scientists Weary of So-Called HIV ‘Fingerprint’ Testing

February 16, 2011

Send Thomas Haynesworth a Message of Support

February 15, 2011

Supreme Court Decision on DNA Testing Coming Soon

February 14, 2011

Florida Attorney Wants Special ID Jury Instruction

February 11, 2011

Friday Roundup: Overturned Convictions and Troubled Crime Labs

February 10, 2011

Science Thursday: DC Considers an Independent Crime Lab

New Report on Federal Criminal Justice Reform

February 9, 2011

Exoneree’s False Confession Could Prevent Compensation

February 8, 2011

More on Delay in Willingham Investigation

February 7, 2011

Seton Hall Law School Launches Innocence Initiative

February 4, 2011

Man Locked Away 14 Years Without Trial

Friday Roundup: Preventing Wrongful Convictions

February 3, 2011

Virginia Man Seeks Freedom After 27 Years

Science Thursday: Questions Surround Death Investigations

February 2, 2011

NY Times Magazine: Questions Surround Shaken-Baby Cases

February 1, 2011

Winston & Strawn Receives Pro Bono Technology Award

Watch “Conviction” on DVD

We Moved!

January 28, 2011

Friday Roundup: Reforming the Justice System

January 27, 2011

DNA Tests Granted in Pennsylvania Case

Science Thursday: Fake Autopsies, Blood Spatter and Fiber Comparison

January 26, 2011

Behind the Delay in Willingham Investigation

January 25, 2011

Hawaii Man Freed After 20 Years in Prison

January 24, 2011

Without Evidence Preservation, Crimes Remain Unsolved

January 21, 2011

Friday Roundup: Misconduct, Compensation and the Death Penalty

January 20, 2011

Watch Live Friday: Texas Forensics Hearing

Science Thursday: Crime Labs Aim to Address Past Problems

January 19, 2011

Exoneree Compensation Still Years Off in Washington

January 18, 2011

Dupree’s Wrongful Conviction is Another Reminder to Fix the System

January 14, 2011

Live Chat With Hilary Swank Today

Friday Roundup: Life After Exoneration, and a Pardon 70 Years Later

January 13, 2011

Toronto Man to be Cleared in Shaken Baby Case

Science Thursday: Testing for Hair Color and Family Ties

January 12, 2011

Rhode Island Task Force Offers a Path to Eyewitness Reform

January 11, 2011

New Evidence Leads Wisconsin Judge to Grant New Trial in 23-year-old Murder Case

January 10, 2011

Cornelius Dupree and Tim Cole’s Brother Plead for Eyewitness Identification Reform in Texas

January 7, 2011

Watch Live: TX Officials Review Willingham Case

Friday Roundup: Bad Science, DNA Testing and Convicting the Innocent

Arson Experts Say Texas Fire Investigation Was Faulty

January 6, 2011

New Book Offers In Depth Look at Myths of the Justice System

January 5, 2011

Innocence in Words and Pictures: The Cornelius Dupree Case

January 4, 2011

Cornelius Dupree Cleared in Dallas

January 3, 2011

After 30 Years in Prison, Texas Man to Be Cleared Tuesday

December 30, 2010

Science Thursday: Getting Reform Right

December 29, 2010

After 23 Years in Prison, Wisconsin Man Seeks Fair Compensation

December 28, 2010

Another Arson Conviction Under Review

December 27, 2010

Race and Misidentification

December 24, 2010

Death and Innocence: Scheck on MSNBC’s Daily Rundown

Friday Roundup: Exonerated in Arizona, Fighting for Justice in Michigan

December 23, 2010

Science Thursday: Forensics and Anthropology

December 22, 2010

Michael Moore’s Letter from Santa

Bars on DNA Testing Prevent Justice

December 21, 2010

Resistance to Recording of Interrogations

December 20, 2010

The Innocence Network Recaps the Year’s Exonerations

December 17, 2010

Friday Roundup: Convictions Tossed Out

December 16, 2010

Take Action: Urge the Senate to Pass the Omnibus Bill

Science Thursday: Crime Labs Making Headlines

December 15, 2010

Turmoil Deepens at San Francisco Lab

December 14, 2010

Texas Forensic Meeting Streaming Live

Tune in Tonight: Scheck on “The Good Wife”

December 13, 2010

TX Forensics Panel Meets Tuesday, Watch Live

The Pseudo-Science of Dexter

December 10, 2010

Friday Roundup: A Coverdell Grant, Prosecutorial Misconduct and Life After Exoneration

Prosecutorial Misconduct Doesn’t Always Result in Termination

December 9, 2010

Science Thursdays: Crime Lab Problems, Animal Forensics and a New “Body Farm”

Preserving Evidence and Overturning Injustice

December 8, 2010

New York Crime Lab Goes On Probation

December 7, 2010

Asserting the Right to DNA Testing

Hearing Delayed in Texas Death Penalty Case

December 6, 2010

Texas Death Penalty Hearing Starts Today

December 3, 2010

Friday Roundup: Jailhouse Testimony, False Confession and the Need for DNA Evidence

December 2, 2010

Science Thursday: Forensics Around the World

December 1, 2010

The Death Penalty on Trial

November 30, 2010

Virginia Hopeful for Eyewitness Identification Reform

November 29, 2010

Scheck in WSJ: Fix the System to Prevent Another Claude Jones Case

November 26, 2010

Friday Roundup: Misidentification and Overzealous Prosecution

November 25, 2010

Science Thursday - A Blood-Based Age Test?

Spending Thanksgiving at Home

November 24, 2010

Ohio Man’s Bid for Freedom Stalls Again

November 22, 2010

Three Ohio Exonerees Adjust to Life Outside of Prison

November 19, 2010

Anthony Graves and the Long Struggle to Freedom

Friday Roundup: Fixing the Justice System

November 18, 2010

Holder Overturns Bush-Era DNA Waivers

November 17, 2010

Massachusetts Man Granted New Trial in Arson Conviction

November 16, 2010

Down to the Wire: Call on Senate Leaders to Create a Criminal Justice Commission

The Story Behind “Conviction”

Report: Compensation Tax Lifted for the Wrongfully Convicted

November 15, 2010

An Illinois Man’s Long Struggle for Freedom

Illinois Man Cleared in His Child’s Murder, Real Perpetrator Pleads Guilty

November 12, 2010

Women and Innocence: Building a Network

DNA Tests Disprove Key Evidence in Texas Execution

Friday Roundup: Reexamining Old Cases, Untested Rape Kits and Eyewitness Identification

November 11, 2010

CT Supreme Court Excludes Key Eyewitness Testimony

November 9, 2010

Mississippi Man Dies Months After DNA Proved Innocence

November 8, 2010

Prosecutorial Misconduct Plagues Illinois

November 5, 2010

Frontline: False Confessions and the Norfolk Four

Friday Roundup: DNA Evidence

November 4, 2010

Swank: Too Many Innocent People in Prison

West Memphis Three Get New Hearing

November 3, 2010

Florida Death Row Prisoner to Receive New Hearing Based on DNA Evidence

November 2, 2010

Two Hours to Convict Him and 15 Years to Set Him Free

November 1, 2010

After 27 Years in Prison, Canadian Man Is Cleared

October 29, 2010

“Conviction” Opens Nationwide Tonight

Friday Roundup: Fighting for Freedom in Arizona, Fixing Forensics in Texas

October 28, 2010

Texas Man Freed After Years on Death Row

October 27, 2010

Three Consecutive Life Sentences for An Innocent Man

October 26, 2010

Grisham’s “Confession” Hits Bookstores Today

Nov. 5: Women and Innocence Conference

October 25, 2010

Victim’s Family Seeks Answers in Wrongful Conviction Case

October 22, 2010

Texas Man Becomes 261st DNA Exoneree in U.S.

Revisiting Injustice, Nine Years Later

A New Grisham Novel and Plenty of Real-Life Legal Drama

October 20, 2010

Hilary Swank: Help Free the Innocent

Jury Awards New York Exoneree $18.5 Million

October 19, 2010

Tonight on Frontline: Arson and Injustice

California State Bar Association Reacts to Prosecutorial Misconduct Report

October 18, 2010

Michigan Woman Cleared in Shaken Baby Case

October 15, 2010

Friday Roundup: Police Misconduct, Recording Interrogations and a New Latin American Innocence Project

Texas Forensics Science Commission Considers Willingham Case

“Conviction” Opens Tonight in Select Cities

October 14, 2010

Willingham Hearing Convenes Today

October 13, 2010

After 21 Years in Prison, Four Free

Supreme Court Heard Death Row DNA Case This Morning

October 12, 2010

Supreme Court Hears Death Row DNA Case Tomorrow

October 8, 2010

Family Members of the Wrongfully Convicted in Texas Seek Answers

Friday Roundup: Life After Exoneration

October 7, 2010

Larry King Live: “Conviction” and Innocence

October 6, 2010

Tune in Tonight: “Conviction” Actors and Real-Life Inspiration Featured on “Larry King Live”

Willingham Hearing Delayed

Supreme Court Hears Prosecutorial Misconduct Case

October 5, 2010

Report: Prosecutorial Misconduct Often Unpunished in California

October 4, 2010

“I Did It” — New York Magazine on False Confessions

October 1, 2010

Deadline Nears for a National Commission

Jimmy Ray Bromgard: Eight Years Free

Friday Roundup: Free Screenings and the Fight Against Injustice

September 30, 2010

Hearing Set for Next Week in Willingham Arson Case

September 28, 2010

West Memphis Three Seek a New Trial

September 27, 2010

The Innocence Project and Winston & Strawn Launch Online Database of DNA Wrongful Convictions

September 24, 2010

Twenty-one Years in Prison, Seven Free

Friday Roundup: Wrongful Conviction to be Overturned, New DNA Evidence and Prosecutorial Misconduct

September 23, 2010

Texas Murder Conviction Thrown Out, Dog-Scent Evidence Ruled Insufficient

USA TODAY Investigation Reveals Serious Misconduct by Justice Department Prosecutors

September 22, 2010

Kansas Supreme Court To Consider New Jury Instructions For Hearing Eyewitness Testimony

September 21, 2010

Arson, Innocence and More on Missed Deadlines

September 20, 2010

California Man’s Freedom Hangs on a Legal Deadline

September 17, 2010

Texas Officials Review Arson Conviction

Friday Roundup: DNA Evidence, Arson and Identification

September 16, 2010

Two Mississippi Men Are Cleared After 30 Years in Prison

The Senate Hears You

September 15, 2010

Make the Call for Reform

DNA Clears Three Men of 1979 Rape and Murder

Texas Panel Releases Troubling Report Ahead of Friday Meeting

September 14, 2010

Overturning False Confessions

September 13, 2010

TX Forensics Panel Will Meet Friday to Discuss Willingham Case

“Conviction” Gets a Strong Start in Toronto

September 10, 2010

Virginia Lawmaker: Improvements Needed for Identification Policies

Mark Your Calendar: Sept. 15 Senate Call-in Day for Criminal Justice Reform

Friday Roundup: Examining Injustice

September 8, 2010

Experts Question More Massachusetts Arson Convictions

September 7, 2010

Barry Scheck Talks DNA Testing, Wrongful Convictions, Criminal Justice System with Big Think

Reducing Wrongful Convictions in Texas

September 3, 2010

Friday Roundup: Bad Lawyering, Police Misconduct and a Look at Police Interrogations

September 2, 2010

“A Plea for Justice”

Governor Removes Ohio Man From Death Row, Reduces Sentence (Updated)

September 1, 2010

When the Defense Fails

August 31, 2010

The Growing Call for Reform in North Carolina

August 30, 2010

Fighting Police Misconduct in New Orleans

August 27, 2010

Friday Roundup: Prosecutorial Misconduct and Junk Science

August 26, 2010

New Evidence, Testimony Points to Wisconsin Man’s Innocence

A Decade Later, Wrongful Conviction Still Haunts Herman Atkins

August 25, 2010

New Report: Prosecutorial Misconduct and Wrongful Convictions

August 24, 2010

Troy Davis’ Innocence Claim is Denied

August 23, 2010

Louisiana Man Proves His Innocence But Remains Behind Bars

August 20, 2010

Governor Is Last Hope for Ohio Death Row Prisoner

Friday Roundup: Forensics and Interrogations

August 19, 2010

Recent Exoneree Works to Help the Wrongfully Convicted

August 18, 2010

It’s OK to Be Wrong

August 17, 2010

Report Finds Serious Flaws in NC Crime Labs

August 16, 2010

Rhode Island Panel Will Review Eyewitness Procedures

August 13, 2010

Friday Roundup: Combating Wrongful Convictions

August 12, 2010

30 Years Later, DNA Tests Prove Virginia Man Innocent

Death Row Prisoner Appeals Arson Conviction

August 10, 2010

Execution Date Nears for Ohio Man, Despite Evidence of Innocence

August 9, 2010

Minnesota Man Free After Vehicular Homicide Conviction Is Tossed

August 6, 2010

Blood Tests Prove Louisiana Man’s Innocence

August 5, 2010

Friday Roundup: Exonerations, Civil Suits and a New Era of Justice

After Five Years in Jail, Illinois Man Is Freed

August 4, 2010

Ohio Governor Pursues DNA Tests in Seven Cases

August 3, 2010

Deadline Passes on Alabama’s Limited DNA Law

August 2, 2010

Rhode Island Police Lead Landmark Forum on Wrongful Convictions

July 30, 2010

Friday roundup: Solving Cold Cases, Reviewing Police Misconduct, Forensics in Texas

July 29, 2010

DNA Points to Texas Man’s Innocence

July 28, 2010

Take Action: Focus Turns to Senate on Criminal Justice Commission

DNA Tests Could Lead to Exoneration in Florida

July 27, 2010

Tonight on PBS: Fighting Injustice in Mexico

July 26, 2010

More Delays from Texas Forensic Panel

Texas Forensics Panel Continues to Avoid its Duties

July 23, 2010

Texas Commission Considers Willingham Case

Friday Roundup: DNA Evidence Under Review

July 22, 2010

Indigent Defense Suffers Another Setback in Michigan

July 21, 2010

Texas Forensic Science Commission to Convene Friday

July 19, 2010

Houston Prosecutor Calls for Emergency DNA Lab

July 16, 2010

Friday Roundup: The Feeling of Freedom

July 15, 2010

Fingerprint Could Clear Dallas Man

July 13, 2010

Experts and Identification

July 12, 2010

“An Overdependence on Confessions”

July 9, 2010

Byron Halsey’s Stolen Decades

Friday Roundup: DNA Evidence and Prosecutorial Misconduct

July 8, 2010

One Suspect, One Crime, Two Police Sketches

July 7, 2010

Florida Finally Creates Long-Awaited Innocence Commission

N.C. Man to Be Freed After 17 Years

July 6, 2010

What’s Next for Troy Davis?

July 2, 2010

Friday Roundup: Independence and Freedom

July 1, 2010

Injustice and Bad Defense

June 30, 2010

An Extraordinary Man and a Common Injustice

Rhode Island Takes Aim at Misidentifications

June 29, 2010

Former Chicago Police Commander Convicted in Torture Case

Take Action: Stand Up for the National Criminal Justice Commission

June 28, 2010

Crime Lab Problems Continue to Plague Houston

DNA Tests Will Proceed in Louisiana Case

June 25, 2010

Maryland Man Pressed for DNA Test and Made History

Friday Roundup: The Long Road to Freedom, and Life After Exoneration

June 24, 2010

Your Voices Were Heard

Hearings Continue for Georgia Death Row Prisoner

Race and Wrongful Convictions

June 23, 2010

Make the Call for Criminal Justice Reform (Updated)

June 22, 2010

Former FBI Director Joins Call for Justice in Florida Death Row Case

Stress and Injustice in Overburdened Crime Labs

June 21, 2010

New Trailer: Conviction

NJ Judge Calls for Overhaul of Eyewitness Identification Standards

June 18, 2010

A First Pitch on the Anniversary of Freedom

Friday Roundup: Defending Their Innocence

June 17, 2010

June 23: A Day of Action for Criminal Justice Reform

June 16, 2010

An Injustice Overturned

June 15, 2010

Arizona Man Remains in Prison Despite Evidence of Innocence

A Decade After Execution, Texas Judge Grants DNA Testing

June 14, 2010

Law Students Help Reduce Virginia’s DNA Backlog

June 11, 2010

After Two Years, a Texas Exoneree is Home

Friday Roundup: A District Attorney, a Rock Band and a Guilty Plea

June 10, 2010

New York Man is Cleared as Prosecutor Faces Misconduct Allegations

Texas Jurors Call for Post-Conviction DNA Testing

June 9, 2010

Innocence Project Calls for DNA Database Search in Death Row Case

June 8, 2010

After 30 Years, Kentucky Man is Cleared

June 7, 2010

The Need for a Federal Criminal Justice Commission

June 4, 2010

Friday Roundup: Learning the Lessons of Exonerations

June 3, 2010

A Single Misidentification Sends a Texas Man to Jail for 16 Years

June 2, 2010

The New Innocence Project Video Center

Former Nebraska Forensic Analyst Sentenced to Prison

NY Lawyers Aim to Combat Wrongful Convictions

June 1, 2010

The Duke Lacrosse Case and a Career Goal

May 28, 2010

Improper Hair Analysis Results in Nearly 17 Years in Prison

Friday Roundup: Fighting Injustice and Telling the Tale

May 27, 2010

Ten Years Later, Maryland Prosecutor Drops Conspiracy Charges

May 26, 2010

CNN Video: Building a New Life After 35 Years Behind Bars

May 25, 2010

DNA Access Comes to Alaska

U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Death Row Prisoner’s Case

May 24, 2010

Wisconsin Exoneree is Compensated with Only $25K After Spending Over a Decade Behind Bars, Demonstrating the Need for State Compensation Reforms

May 21, 2010

Time Magazine: Death and Innocence

Exoneree’s Wrongful Conviction Featured in “On the Case With Paula Zahn” on Investigation Discovery This Sunday

Four Years Later, False Confessions Still a Problem in New York

Friday Roundup: DNA Evidence, Police Misconduct and Other Causes of Wrongful Convictions

May 20, 2010

A Celebration of Freedom & Justice: Photos and Video

May 19, 2010

New York Exoneree Talks about Starting Over

May 18, 2010

Rhode Island Police Review Eyewitness Identification Procedures

May 17, 2010

California Man Freed After 16 Years

A Michigan Teen Fights for Freedom

Alaska Enacts DNA Access Law

May 14, 2010

A Decade Free

Friday Roundup: Judges and Lawmakers Weigh In

May 13, 2010

A Big Night for Raymond Towler

What Do Jurors Know About False Confessions?

May 12, 2010

A 35-Year Fight for Freedom Continues in Nebraska

Prosecutors Say DNA Points to Real Perpetrator in Wisconsin Case

May 11, 2010

Exoneree to Speak in Boston Tomorrow Night

The Innocence Project and Authentic Patriotism

Recent Exoneree Roots for the Home Team

May 10, 2010

Research Focuses on False Confessions

12 Years Later, Freed in North Carolina

May 7, 2010

New Video: 86 Exonerees

A Trail of Misconduct and the Need for Reform

Friday Roundup: A Victory in New York and Progress on Other Cases

May 6, 2010

Innocence Network’s Champion of Justice Helps Prevent Wrongful Convictions

Justice Stevens: Too Many Wrongful Convictions

Raymond Towler’s First Day of Freedom

May 5, 2010

Eyewitness Identification: Could You Identify a Suspect?

DNA Proves Ohio Man’s Innocence 29 Years into a Life Sentence

May 4, 2010

Citizens Rally to Remove Colorado Judges for Wrongful Conviction

Texas Defense Lawyers Blame Politics for Derailing Forensic Science Commission’s Work

May 3, 2010

Eyewitness Misidentification Almost Sends a 14-Year-Old to Prison

More Scientists Join Call for Forensic Reform

April 30, 2010

Friday Roundup: Following (and Sometimes Ignoring) DNA Evidence

Unraveling a Misidentification

Sterling Case Show Ripple Effects of Wrongful Convictions

April 29, 2010

DNA Clears Chicago Cab Driver of Rape Charge

April 28, 2010

California Crime Lab Waited Two Years for DNA Testing

18 Years After Wrongful Conviction, New York Man is Exonerated

April 27, 2010

Congress Could Help Prevent Wrongful Convictions

Innocence Project of Northern California to Review DNA Evidence from 1982 Murder

April 26, 2010

North Carolina Exoneree Wants Real Perpetrator To Be Found

Texas Forensic Panel Moves Slowly, Takes Willingham Case Behind Closed Doors

April 23, 2010

Texas Forensic Science Commission Expands Willingham Panel

Anniversaries Mark the 100th and 200th DNA Exonerations

Friday Roundup: DNA Proves Valuable Years After Crimes Are Committed

April 22, 2010

Texas Commission Set To Discuss Arson Cases Friday

In Washington, Sentences Tossed After 17 Years

April 21, 2010

Illinois Attorney General Seeks Mandatory Testing of Rape Kits

Wisconsin Says Crime Labs Have Eliminated DNA Backlog

April 20, 2010

Exoneree Dennis Maher and Innocence Project Policy Director Participate in Eyewitness Identification Panel

April 19, 2010

A Kansas Family Fights to Prove Father’s Innocence

86 Exonerees in One Room

April 16, 2010

Michigan Man Celebrates Two Years of Freedom

Friday Roundup: DNA Testing That Has Lead to Exonerations

April 15, 2010

Kentucky Supreme Court Hears DNA Testing Request

Innocence Network Conference Starts Tomorrow

April 14, 2010

Ohio Innocence Project’s Request to Recuse Judge Denied

April 13, 2010

Maryland Governor’s Office Slows Possible Exoneration

DNA Testing Ordered for Innocence Project Client

April 12, 2010

Texas Forensic Science Commission May Finally Return to Willingham Case

April 9, 2010

Friday Roundup: Authorities Hinder Justice

April 8, 2010

A Posthumous Exoneration, One Year Later

April 7, 2010

Innocence Project Honored by John Jay College of Criminal Justice

April 6, 2010

More From Ohio: “A Wonderful Day for Justice”

Innocence Network Urges Supreme Court to Consider Death Row Case

April 5, 2010

Ohio Enacts Historic Reforms

April 2, 2010

Exoneree Advocates for Reform in Massachusetts

Newsweek: Forensics Often Aren’t Science

Freedom Friday: The Week in Review

April 1, 2010

Skinner Case: The Moments Before the Stay

March 31, 2010

Renewed Calls for Florida Commission Following Exoneration

March 30, 2010

The Spellmans Start a Grassroots Movement

March 29, 2010

Federal Judge Questions Forensic Reliability

Former D.C. Detective Calls on States to Launch Innocence Commissions

March 26, 2010

Saturday on Investigation Discovery: The Roy Brown Story

Video: Forensics in Context

Friday Roundup: Waiting in Limbo, Walking Free

March 25, 2010

The Day After: What’s Next for Hank Skinner?

Florida Man is Fully Cleared

Detroit Man Celebrates Freedom When Prosecutor’s Office Decides Against Retrial

March 24, 2010

Calls for DNA Testing Grow in Hours Before Scheduled Execution

Nebraska Forensics Chief Convicted of Evidence Tampering

Supreme Court Blocks Texas Execution

March 23, 2010

Live Online Event Tonight as States Take Aim at Arson Science

March 22, 2010

Another Setback as Texas Execution Nears

March 19, 2010

An Extraordinary Exoneration, Seven Years Later

Friday Roundup: Second Chances and Needed Reforms

March 18, 2010

Tune in Tonight: Innocence Project Attorney Olga Akselrod

Lab Offers Free Testing in Texas Death Row Case

March 17, 2010

Call on Gov. Perry to Stay Texas Execution so DNA Testing Can Be Done

March 16, 2010

Reporters and Advocates to Receive New Annual Awards

Ohio Legislators Pass Major Reform Package

March 15, 2010

Texas Man Set to Be Executed Despite Untested DNA

March 12, 2010

Friday Roundup: Opposition in Mississippi and Updates on Exonerees

Ohio Legislators Poised to Pass Key Criminal Justice Reforms

March 11, 2010

Scientists Urge National Standards for Forensics

March 10, 2010

Tune In: Exonerees on Dr. Phil and America’s Most Wanted

Former Prosecutor Calls for DNA Testing in Texas Case

March 9, 2010

Connecticut Innocence Project Examines Possible Wrongful Conviction Ten Years Later

Ohio Legislators Urged to Pass Key Criminal Reform Bill

March 8, 2010

Prosecutor Talks about His Role in Wrongful Conviction

March 5, 2010

Manhattan District Attorney Creates Wrongful Convictions Unit

Massachusetts Man Celebrates Six Years of Freedom

Friday Roundup: Seeking Freedom and Reform

March 4, 2010

Your Chance to Help an Exoneree

March 3, 2010

Exoneree Inspires Students in New York

March 2, 2010

After Posthumous Pardon in Texas, a Resolve to Help Fix the System

March 1, 2010

Timothy Cole Officially Pardoned

February 25, 2010

The Many Faces of Forensic Science

February 24, 2010

Eight Years of Freedom

February 23, 2010

Forensic Oversight Badly Needed, Experts Say

February 22, 2010

Advocates Seek Innocence Commission and Compensation Reform in Florida

February 19, 2010

Friday Roundup: Freedom and Reform, from Coast to Coast

February 18, 2010

Faulty Science and the Wrong Man on Death Row

February 17, 2010

North Carolina Man Freed After 17 Years

February 16, 2010

Prestigious Award for Texas Arson Story

February 12, 2010

Three Years Later, Rebuilding a Life in Georgia

Friday Roundup : Redemption, After a Decade of Injustice

February 11, 2010

250 Reasons to Act

February 10, 2010

Innocence Network Conference: April 16-18 in Atlanta

North Carolina Prisoner Seeks Freedom

February 9, 2010

After Two Decades in Prison, Helping Other “Homecomers”

Wednesday in Boston: How DNA Testing Sparks Reform

February 8, 2010

Politics Delay Reform in Ohio

February 5, 2010

Freddie Peacock’s Long Journey to Exoneration

Media Coverage in Freddie Peacock Case

Friday Roundup: 250 And Counting

February 4, 2010

250 Exonerated, and the Need for Reform

February 3, 2010

Surviving Injustice, Achieving Heaven on Earth

February 2, 2010

Nebraskans Mark a Year of Freedom

February 1, 2010

Texas Forensics Panel to Discuss Willingham Case at Next Meeting

January 29, 2010

Watch Live: Texas Forensic Science Commission Meeting

Friday Roundup: Forensics Under Review in Texas

January 28, 2010

Taking Aim at the Causes of Injustice in New York

January 27, 2010

Pennsylvania Man Seeks DNA Testing

January 26, 2010

Lobbying for the Freedom of Others

January 25, 2010

Massachusetts Exoneree: We Need DNA Access Now

January 22, 2010

Friday Roundup: Waiting for Freedom

January 21, 2010

Texas Dog Handler to Retire

Texas Forensics Panel to Reconvene, but Arson Case Isn’t on Agenda

January 20, 2010

Three Years Free

January 19, 2010

Three Freed, and FBI Continues to Review Ballistic Cases

January 15, 2010

“The Wronged Man” on Lifetime Movie Network

Friday Roundup: Ringing the Liberty Bell

January 14, 2010

Chicago Man Freed After 23 Years

January 13, 2010

The Cost of Faulty Forensics

January 12, 2010

Learning to Be Free

January 11, 2010

Supreme Court Revisits Right to Confront Forensic Witnesses

January 8, 2010

Improper Forensics and Two Decades in Prison

Texas Governor Can Issue Posthumous Pardon

Friday Roundup: Learning from DNA Exonerations

January 7, 2010

How to Stop False Confessions

Barry Scheck on Tonight’s Colbert Report

January 6, 2010

Host a Book Club on Wrongful Convictions

NJ Man Continues His Search for Evidence

January 5, 2010

Supreme Court Dismisses Prosecutorial Misconduct Case

January 4, 2010

Learning from Injustice

January 1, 2010

Friday Roundup: New Year Edition

December 31, 2009

Happy New Year

Ten Great Books of the Decade

December 30, 2009

Ten Great Moments of the Decade

December 29, 2009

Four Years Free

December 28, 2009

Florida Exonerees Celebrate Freedom

December 23, 2009

27 Years Later, Donald Gates is Declared Innocent

December 22, 2009

Oregon Man Freed After 10 Years

December 21, 2009

Compensating the Exonerated in New Jersey

December 18, 2009

Report: NY Lab Hid Pattern of Misconduct

Friday Roundup: The Innocence Network Recaps a Successful 2009

December 17, 2009

Florida Man is Freed After 35 Years

December 16, 2009

Georgia Man Freed After 2008 Conviction Is Overturned

Forensics and the Gates Case

Boston Bar Association: Provide Access to DNA Tests

December 15, 2009

Set Free After 28 Years

December 14, 2009

From the Boxing Ring to a Prison Cell: Dewey Bozella’s Fight for Freedom

December 11, 2009

Friday Roundup: From Australia to the U.S., Public Defense Falls Short

December 10, 2009

One Year Free, New Questions Raised

December 9, 2009

DNA Evidence Points to Florida Man’s Innocence

December 8, 2009

A Canadian Mother Is Cleared in Her Son’s Death

Supreme Court Reviews Miranda Warnings

December 7, 2009

DNA Backlogs Build Across the U.S.

December 4, 2009

Chad Heins: Two Years Free

December 3, 2009

Ten Years Later, a Texas Family Seeks a Posthumous Pardon

Texas Forensics: Fingerprints, Fires and Email

December 2, 2009

New Report: States Failing to Help the Exonerated

December 1, 2009

Public Defense and Wrongful Conviction

November 30, 2009

Missing Evidence Presents a Problem in Kentucky

November 27, 2009

Friday Roundup: Freedom for Thanksgiving

November 25, 2009

One Year Later, Still Discovering Freedom

November 24, 2009

Thankful for Freedom

November 23, 2009

Texas Commission’s Email Policy Comes Under Fire

November 20, 2009

Leo Waters, Six Years Free

Friday Roundup: Two Freed in New York

November 19, 2009

The Innocent on Death Row

November 18, 2009

CSI: Texas

November 17, 2009

Lab Backlogs and Untested Evidence

November 16, 2009

Tomorrow on Tom Joyner: My Dad Was Exonerated

November 13, 2009

Nine Years After Exoneration, Practicing Law Across Borders

Friday Roundup: An Arson Case Keeps the Spotlight

November 12, 2009

18 Years Later, Judge Tosses Case Against NY Man

November 11, 2009

Veterans and Wrongful Conviction

November 10, 2009

Senators Question Commission Chair in Texas

November 9, 2009

Tune in Online: Hearing Tuesday on Texas Forensics

November 6, 2009

Innocence Network Accepting Award Nominations

Friday Roundup: Arson in Texas, Videotape in Louisiana and “The Good Wife”

November 5, 2009

Film Screening Nov. 12 in New York

Three Years Free, After Half His Life in Prison

November 4, 2009

Police Dogs and Unvalidated Forensics

Wrongful Convictions and Prosecutorial Immunity

November 3, 2009

Michigan Man Freed After Eight Years

November 2, 2009

Jailhouse Snitch Recants in Florida Case

October 30, 2009

Willingham’s Stepmom: It’s Time for Truth

Friday Roundup: Fighting for Exoneration and Reform, from Inside and Outside the System

October 29, 2009

The Misdeeds of Prosecutors

October 28, 2009

Charges Dismissed in Texas Case

Set Free in New York After 26 Years

October 27, 2009

Reunited After Exoneration, Part 2

Report: Forensic Board Replacements Weren’t Routine

October 26, 2009

A Test of Convictions

Investigative Reporter Dies

October 23, 2009

James Ochoa: Three Years Free, a New Start in Texas

Two Men Freed in Dallas, Another Seeks Justice in New York

October 22, 2009

More Than 400 Texans Urge Forensics Panel to Continue its Work

October 21, 2009

Journalism Program in Standoff with Prosecutors

New York Bill Would Remove Roadblocks to Exoneration

October 20, 2009

Controversy Widens in Texas Case

October 19, 2009

A New Partnership for Forensic Reform

October 16, 2009

Friday Roundup: Arson, Confessions and DNA Backlogs

October 15, 2009

Another Use of Arson Science, and More Twists in a Texas Case

IP Executive Director to Speak at Genetics Conference

October 14, 2009

Police Chiefs Recognize Importance of Eyewitness Identification Reform

October 13, 2009

Three Years Later, a Somber Anniversary

Dallas Man Released After 14 Years

October 9, 2009

U.S. Government to Fund Wrongful Conviction Representation and Training Efforts

Friday Roundup: Overturning Injustices from 1995 and 1915

October 8, 2009

Scott Fappiano’s New Life

New Project Focuses on Youth Injustice

October 7, 2009

Texas Commission on Hold, Members Urged Perry to Reappoint Chairman

Wrongful Convictions and Police Chiefs, Part II

October 6, 2009

Police Chiefs and Wrongful Convictions

October 5, 2009

Editorial Calls for More Action from Connecticut Innocence Panel

October 2, 2009

Montana Man Marks Seven Years Free

Thank You, Blog Readers

Friday Roundup: A Troubling Development in Texas

October 1, 2009

Texas Governor Replaces Forensic Examiners

Texas Man Pardoned

September 30, 2009

One Man Seeks Freedom, and Another Adjusts to It

September 29, 2009

Op-Ed: Unresolved Questions in Alabama Case

September 25, 2009

Friday Roundup: The Lessons of Wrongful Conviction

September 24, 2009

Deadline Extended: Help Us Pay for DNA Testing

Six Years Free, Living a New Life

September 23, 2009

The Deadline’s Tonight - Can You Help?

NJ: Critical Hearings on Eyewitness Identification

September 22, 2009

New Report Examines Unreliable Dog Scent Lineups

September 21, 2009

LA Times: We Can Do Better with Forensics

September 18, 2009

Texas Prosecutor Untroubled by Willingham Evidence

Friday Roundup: The Devil and DNA

September 17, 2009

Eyewitness Reforms and Stronger Evidence

September 16, 2009

Indiana Court Orders Recording of Interrogations

September 15, 2009

One Norfolk Defendant is Cleared

September 14, 2009

Arson and Bad Science

September 11, 2009

Florida Man Freed After 25 Years

You Can Free the Innocent

Friday Roundup: The Case Develops

September 10, 2009

25 Years of DNA Testing

September 9, 2009

Senators Consider Federal Forensic Reforms

September 8, 2009

Suspect Arrested in Milwaukee Killings

Watch Live: Senate Judiciary Hearing on Forensic Reform

September 4, 2009

New Texas Compensation Law Takes Effect

Friday Roundup: Convictions Questioned Across the Country

September 3, 2009

The Wrong Prints: Man Arrested for a Robbery he Didn’t Commit

September 2, 2009

Join New Yorker’s David Grann in a Live Online Chat

North Carolina Man Exonerated After 14 Years

September 1, 2009

News and Opinion on a Wrongful Execution in Texas

August 31, 2009

Groundbreaking New Reports Show Texas Executed an Innocent Man

August 28, 2009

Friday Roundup: Arson, ID and Exoneration

August 27, 2009

Seven Years Later, a Cause of Injustice Persists

August 26, 2009

FBI Agents: Norfolk Four Are Innocent

August 25, 2009

Seeking Justice in New Zealand

August 24, 2009

NJ Judge to Order Evidence Search

August 21, 2009

Marvin Anderson Marks Seven Years of Freedom

Friday Roundup: Uncovering Misconduct

August 20, 2009

Virginia Man to Receive $632,000

Forensics Series Continues Tonight on CNN

August 19, 2009

After 21 Years, Charges Dropped in Connecticut Case

Wisconsin Man Is Cleared

August 18, 2009

Virginia Lawmakers Consider Improved Exoneree Compensation

August 17, 2009

U.S. Supreme Court Orders Hearing for Troy Davis

Forensics in the News

An Indiana Man’s Fight for Freedom

August 14, 2009

Friday Roundup: Progress Around the Country

August 13, 2009

Five Years Later: Wilton Dedge and Dog Scent Evidence

August 12, 2009

Examining the Houston Crime Lab

August 11, 2009

California Man Could Be Freed After 24 Years

August 10, 2009

Ernest Sonnier’s First Days of Freedom

August 7, 2009

Houston Man Free After 23 Years

Friday Roundup: A Big Week

August 6, 2009

New Video: Discussing Innocence and Exoneration

Pardons in “Norfolk Four” Case Fall Short

Texas Man Expected to Walk Free Tomorrow

August 5, 2009

Connecticut Man Freed After Two Decades in Prison

Artists Stand Against Wrongful Convictions

August 4, 2009

Economist: Improved DNA Access Would Mean More Exonerations

August 3, 2009

Crime Victim: Our System Failed Me

Media Coverage: Wisconsin Charges Dismissed

July 31, 2009

Friday Roundup: Cases and Reforms Move Forward

July 30, 2009

Four Years Out: Tommy Doswell Moves Forward

July 28, 2009

Charges Dropped in Wisconsin Case

Another Chapter in a Notorious Chicago Murder Case

July 27, 2009

Judge Bars False Confession Experts

July 24, 2009

NY Prisoner Set for Parole in November

Friday Roundup: Fighting Injustice and Reforming Forensics

July 23, 2009

Australian Prisoner Could Become First to Get DNA Tests

July 22, 2009

Uneven Compensation Leaves the Exonerated in Limbo

July 20, 2009

Five Years After Exoneration, Lafonso Rollins is Giving Back

July 17, 2009

Friday Roundup: Hoping for Justice

July 16, 2009

New Report: Ways to Prevent Misidentification and Wrongful Convictions

July 15, 2009

Sotomayor and the Osborne Case

Racial Justice in North Carolina

July 14, 2009

Shrinking State Budgets and Crime Labs

July 13, 2009

New National Institute Would Help Improve Forensic Science

July 10, 2009

Art and Injustice

Friday Roundup: Freed, and Still Fighting

July 9, 2009

Painting the Exonerated

John Grisham Developing Screenplay on ‘Norfolk Four’ Case

July 8, 2009

Brooke Shields and Aidan Quinn perform “The Exonerated”

Diverse Views on DNA Access in Tennessee

July 7, 2009

Charges Dropped in Illinois and a Confession is Questioned in Michigan

July 6, 2009

Three Years Free, Planning for the Future

The Supreme Court and Unvalidated Science

July 2, 2009

DNA Testing for Australian Prisoner

July 1, 2009

Ronald Cotton Marks 14 Years with a Bestselling Book

June 30, 2009

Scent Lineups and Unvalidated Science

June 29, 2009

Supreme Court Delays Decision in Georgia Death Row Case

Innocence Denied

June 26, 2009

Friday Roundup: Life After Exoneration

June 25, 2009

Two Cleared in Ohio as State Senate Passes Reform Bill

Two Freed in Austin After a Decade Behind Bars

U.S. Supreme Court: Forensic Science Has �Serious Deficiencies�

June 24, 2009

A New Trial in Ohio

Thirteen Years and Counting

The Osborne Case: A Misguided Decision and the Path Forward

June 23, 2009

Growing Calls to Reopen Florida Cases

June 22, 2009

A Strong Response to the Supreme Court

June 19, 2009

Friday Roundup: The Struggle for DNA Access

June 18, 2009

New York Exonerees Call for Reform

A Disappointing Decision and a Renewed Call for Reform

June 17, 2009

Help Free the Innocent and Send a Father’s Day E-Card

Former Mississippi Justice Rethinks Death Penalty

June 16, 2009

The Science of Memory

June 15, 2009

Calvin Johnson Marks a Decade of Freedom

June 12, 2009

Friday Roundup: The Fight for Freedom

June 11, 2009

One Year Out and Counting: Thomas McGowan Just Wants To Help Others

June 10, 2009

Live Discussion of New York Reforms

June 9, 2009

Will Texas Legislators Return for Innocence Reforms?

June 8, 2009

Thirteen Years Later, Exonerated in Wisconsin

New York Lags on Reforms

June 5, 2009

Friday Roundup: Compensation and Crime Lab Woes

June 4, 2009

NY District Attorney on the Need to Prevent Wrongful Convictions

June 3, 2009

NY Exoneree: Now Is the Time for Criminal Justice Reform

June 2, 2009

Reform Bills Fail to Pass in Texas

June 1, 2009

Missouri Column: Too Many Errors

Join the Call for Reform in New York

May 29, 2009

A Year After His Release, Dean Cage Is Still Fighting For Justice

Friday Roundup: The First Day and The First Year

May 28, 2009

Texas Increases Exoneree Compensation

May 27, 2009

Dallas Man Expected to Walk Free Today

UPDATE: Jerry Lee Evans Freed

May 26, 2009

Boston Globe: It’s Time for DNA Access

May 22, 2009

Friday Roundup: Unvalidated Forensics

May 21, 2009

One Year Out

Newsroom Cuts Mean Fewer Exonerations

May 20, 2009

Texas Compensation Could be Retroactive

May 19, 2009

Troy Davis and the Right to Have New Evidence Fully Considered

Editorial: The Right to DNA Testing

May 18, 2009

Join the Discussion: The Struggle for DNA Access

May 15, 2009

Three Years of Freedom

Friday Roundup: Fixing Forensics to Fight Injustice

May 14, 2009

Texas Compensation Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

May 13, 2009

DailyKos Morning Feature: Freeing the Innocent

Paul House and His Elated Mother Celebrate Exoneration with a Trip to California

May 12, 2009

NY Times: Plugging Holes in Forensic Science

Tennessee Man Cleared After 20 Years on Death Row

May 11, 2009

DNA Proves Virginia Man’s Innocence

Screening and Discussion Tuesday in New York

May 8, 2009

A Celebration of Freedom and Justice

Friday Roundup: Seeking DNA Testing

May 7, 2009

Eight Years Ago Today

May 6, 2009

Criminal Defense and Wrongful Convictions

May 5, 2009

“Even on your lowest day, keep fighting”

Texas Man Pardoned, 27 Years Later

May 4, 2009

Chicago Man is Freed, 16 Years After Wrongful Conviction

May 1, 2009

Houston Man Freed After 22 Years

New NY Task Force to Review Causes of Wrongful Conviction

Friday Roundup: Reviewing Injustice

April 30, 2009

Last Day to Win a Copy of “Picking Cotton”

Clark McMillan Marks Seven Years Free

April 29, 2009

Reforms Move Forward in Texas

April 28, 2009

Houston crime lab implicated in another possible wrongful conviction

April 27, 2009

New Discovery Channel Series, ‘Dallas DNA,’ Premieres Tomorrow

April 23, 2009

Jerry Miller Marks Two Years of Freedom

April 22, 2009

Challenging Discredited Science in Texas

April 21, 2009

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Innocence Project Seeks DNA Testing in Another Pennsylvania Case

April 20, 2009

After Exoneration

April 17, 2009

New Montana Law Requires Recording of Interrogations

Friday Roundup: Identification and Informants

April 16, 2009

Donate by April 30 for a Chance to Win a Signed Copy of “Picking Cotton”

DNA Testing Granted in Alabama Death Row Case

April 15, 2009

Two Oklahoma Exonerations, Ten Years Later

April 14, 2009

Innocence Project Advocates for DNA Testing in PA Supreme Court

Controversial Chicago Case Goes to Trial for Third Time

April 13, 2009

Events This Week in New York and Virginia

Enforce Existing Federal Forensic Science Oversight Program

April 10, 2009

“Witch Hunt” Premieres Sunday on MSNBC

Untested Evidence and Unsolved Crime

Friday Roundup: Crime Labs, Confessions and a Hollywood Encounter

April 9, 2009

Race and Wrongful Conviction in Connecticut

April 8, 2009

Two Are Pardoned in Virginia and a Texas Man Is Cleared Posthumously

April 7, 2009

Tennessee Lawmakers Consider Recording Interrogations

April 6, 2009

Forensics and Conflict of Interest

Seventeen Years in Prison, Four Years Free

April 3, 2009

Ted Stevens and Prosecutorial Misconduct

Two Men Mark Six Years of Freedom

Friday Roundup: What’s Next?

April 2, 2009

Miguel Roman Exonerated in Connecticut

April 1, 2009

The Dangers of Crime Lab Backlogs

March 31, 2009

Mississippi Adopts Exoneree Compensation Law

March 30, 2009

Texas Governor Will Meet With Timothy Cole’s Family

March 27, 2009

Friday Roundup: Hearings on the Horizon

March 26, 2009

Exonerations Spark Reforms in Ohio

March 25, 2009

The Importance of Expunging Wrongful Convictions

March 24, 2009

DNA Clears Virginia Man of 1984 Rape

March 23, 2009

Oklahoma Exoneree Speaks Out Against Capital Punishment

March 20, 2009

Innocence Network Conference Starts Today

Friday Roundup: Seeking A Clean Slate

March 19, 2009

New Mexico Repeals the Death Penalty

Guest Blog: Writing Cotton

March 18, 2009

New Study on Forensics and Wrongful Conviction

An Overhaul of the Forensic System

March 17, 2009

Four to Go

March 16, 2009

Eight Years Later, an Exoneration Case Approaches the Spotlight

March 13, 2009

Friday Roundup: Cases from Florida to Ontario

March 12, 2009

Joseph Fears Exonerated in Ohio

Five to Go

March 11, 2009

Innocence Project Report Points to Failures in Forensic Oversight

March 10, 2009

Texas Lawmakers Consider an Innocence Commission

Michigan Editorial: Lack of Indigent Defense Funding Leads to Wrongful Convictions

March 9, 2009

Two Years Later, James Waller Goes on Living

March 6, 2009

Picking Cotton

Friday Roundup: Fighting for Freedom

March 5, 2009

Maine Art Show Benefits the Innocence Project

Marking Two Years Free, Roy Brown Pushes for Change in New York

March 4, 2009

Nebraska Legislature Considers Exoneree Compensation

March 3, 2009

The Day After Osborne

March 2, 2009

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Osborne Arguments

Osborne Transcript

February 27, 2009

Osborne Case Draws Near

Friday Roundup: Cases in Motion

February 26, 2009

Live Webcast Today: Exonerees and the Supreme Court

February 25, 2009

The Story of an Unlikely Friendship Sparked by Injustice

February 24, 2009

Osborne and the Blogosphere

February 23, 2009

Votes for Reform

Two Innocence Events This Week in Washington, D.C.

February 20, 2009

Mississippi Chief Judge Aims to Restore Public Trust in Courts

Friday Roundup: Freedom and Compensation

Nine Years Free

February 19, 2009

Forensic Problems and Wrongful Convictions – A Case Review

Join Us in Washington, D.C. on February 26

More Media Coverage of Forensics Report

February 18, 2009

Media Coverage of NAS Report

Major U.S. Report Calls for “Massive Overhaul” of Forensics

February 17, 2009

New Video with Chicago Exoneree Dean Cage

Alaska Case to Appear Before Supreme Court in Two Weeks

February 13, 2009

Friday Roundup: Spreading the Word

February 12, 2009

Hearing Tomorrow in NYC to Address Causes of Wrongful Conviction

February 11, 2009

Texas Case Could Spark Reforms

February 10, 2009

Seven Years Free and Speaking Out

February 9, 2009

New Projects Tackle Non-DNA Cases

Texas Judge Rules for Posthumous Exoneration

February 6, 2009

Five Years Free, Darryl Hunt Speaks Out for Justice

Friday Roundup: Coming Together in Texas

February 5, 2009

Clearing the Name of Her Lost Son

NY Times: Upcoming Federal Report Could Call for Forensic Standards

Prosecutors, Crime Victims and Exonerees File in Innocence Project Supreme Court Case

February 4, 2009

How False Confessions Can Sway a Jury

February 3, 2009

Another Bite Mark Conviction Overturned

Does Innocence Matter on Texas’ Death Row?

February 2, 2009

Hearing Thursday Could Posthumously Clear Texas Man

Suspect in Georgia Exoneration Case Will Not Be Tried

New York Study Finds Human Error in Wrongful Convictions

January 30, 2009

Wisconsin Man Freed After 23 Years

Friday Roundup: News from Connecticut, Texas, Maryland and More

January 29, 2009

Lab Backlogs Continue to Pile Up

Do False Confessions Contribute to Misidentifications?

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit by Freed California Man

January 28, 2009

Struggling to Be Free

January 27, 2009

The Constitutional Right to DNA Testing

Texas Hires Expert to Investigate Arson Conviction

January 26, 2009

The Shortcomings of Limited Science

Execution Stayed in Texas, Should Allow for DNA Testing

Five Pardoned in Nebraska

January 23, 2009

Two Years Free

Friday Roundup: Identification, Videotapes and Crime Labs

January 22, 2009

With Execution Set for Tuesday, Texas Prisoner Seeks DNA Tests

New Law Review Articles Address Forensics, False Confessions and the Un-Exonerated Innocent

January 21, 2009

Reflecting on a Life Stolen by Injustice

Georgia Improves Identification Training

January 20, 2009

New Hope for DNA Testing in Ohio

A Historic Day and What it Means for Criminal Justice Reform

January 16, 2009

Dallas Police to Change Identification Procedures

Friday Roundup: Reviewing Forensics

January 15, 2009

Video: Rickie Johnson Opens His Shop

January 14, 2009

False Confessions and the Integrity Unit

One Year Free, Already on His Feet

January 13, 2009

Still Waiting in Maryland

An End to Plea Bargains

January 12, 2009

Studying How Juries View Forensics

Still Shackled

Louisiana Exoneree Will Be Missed

January 9, 2009

Virginia Man Celebrates Almost 20 Years Since Exoneration

DNA Tests Help Release Wisconsin Man

Steven Barnes Officially Exonerated in New York

January 8, 2009

DNA Tests in Texas Case May Prove Two Men Innocent

Hearing Tomorrow Could Exonerate Steve Barnes of All Charges

January 7, 2009

Two Connecticut Men Seek New Trial Based on DNA and Other Evidence

Arizona State University to Host Forensic Science Conference

January 6, 2009

Alabama Man Still Pursuing Evidence for DNA Testing

January 5, 2009

Most Nebraskan State Senators Support or Are Unsure About Compensation Law

Kansas Man Granted Hearing on DNA Tests

January 2, 2009

Three years later: Restivo, Halstead and Kogut

December 26, 2008

Friday Roundup

December 24, 2008

Three Years Later, Virginia Case Review Goes On

December 23, 2008

A Posthumous Exoneration?

Convictions Overturned in Kentucky and Wisconsin

December 22, 2008

Six Years Later: The Central Park Jogger Case

Illinois Exoneree Is Pardoned

December 19, 2008

Rob Warden: Wrongful Conviction Tab Tops $100 Million

Connecticut Man is Freed

Friday Roundup: Two Are Freed, While Three Continue to Fight

December 18, 2008

Update on Ricardo Rachell Case in Houston

December 17, 2008

Connecticut Man Could Be Freed Friday

Innocence Project Sparks Review of Baltimore Crime Lab

New Trial in Florida Case

December 16, 2008

The Ripple Effects of the Madoff Scandal - and What We Can do to Help

A Dog’s Role in Wrongful Convictions

The Exonerated of 2008

December 15, 2008

Learning the Lessons of the Barnes Case

Connecticut Hearing Set for January

December 12, 2008

Update: Ricardo Rachell Freed in Houston

Donate in December and Double Your Impact

Friday Roundup: Walking Free

December 11, 2008

Prosecutors Drop Charges in Florida Case, 27 Years Later

Houston Man on His Way to Exoneration

December 10, 2008

Let’s Be Friends!

New York Man to Receive State Compensation

Three Years of Freedom for Georgia Man

December 9, 2008

Troy Davis Case Back in Court

The Danger of Courting Informants

December 8, 2008

DNA Tests Could Exonerate Connecticut Man

December 5, 2008

New Jersey Judge Denies New Trial; Innocence Project Will Appeal

Friday Roundup: Opinions on Innocence

December 4, 2008

Guest Post: Learning from Wrongful Convictions

His First Year of Freedom

December 3, 2008

Alabama Death Row Inmate Still Seeking DNA Tests

Hearings in Missouri Case

December 2, 2008

A DNA Test Approved, But Evidence is Lost

DNA Increasingly Used in Property Crimes

December 1, 2008

New York Case Sparks Calls for Reform

A Wrongful Conviction is Overturned in South Korea

November 28, 2008

Carlos Lavernia Marks Eight Years of Freedom

Friday Roundup

November 26, 2008

His First Thanksgiving at Home

November 25, 2008

‘The Happiest Day of My Life’

Steven Barnes Freed in NY, Should Be ‘A Wake-Up Call’

November 24, 2008

New York Man Could Be Freed Tomorrow

A Call for a Canadian Case Review Commission

DNA Tests Could Clear Ohio Man

November 21, 2008

Friday Roundup: Seeking New Trials

November 20, 2008

A Mohammad Ali Fight and a Wrongful Conviction

225 Exonerated

Eleven Years Free

November 19, 2008

After 27 Years, Florida Man Walks Out of Prison

Study Finds Few Texas Police Departments Have Written Eyewitness Procedures

November 18, 2008

City of Boston Seeks to Remove Judge from Civil Suit

No Compensation for Six Prisoners Cleared in Nebraska

November 17, 2008

The Exonerator

DNA Testing Leads to New Trial in Florida

November 14, 2008

Texas Senator Introduces Legislation To Prevent Wrongful Convictions

Eight years free

Friday Roundup

November 13, 2008

Maryland Panel Calls for Repeal of Death Penalty

Twenty Years Later, Man Faces Charges in Rape Case

November 12, 2008

FBI Agents Call for Justice in Virginia Case

A Forensic Case Ignites the Blawgosphere

November 10, 2008

Crime Labs Suffer Under Backlogs and Budget Crunches, Help on the Way

November 7, 2008

Preservation Statutes Urged in New Jersey and Ohio

A Case for Compensation in Nebraska

Friday Roundup

November 6, 2008

Innocence Events Around the Country

November 5, 2008

Today at the U.S. Supreme Court

A Historic Election Means Historic Opportunity

November 3, 2008

Twelve Years on Death Row

Exonerees, Texas Officials Call for Innocence Commission, Moratorium

U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Case on Access to DNA Testing

October 31, 2008

Exonerees to Call for Moratorium on Texas Executions

Half a Life Behind Bars, Two Years Free

October 30, 2008

Detroit Prosecutor Calls Crime Lab Findings ‘Appalling’

October 29, 2008

California DA Wins Partial Control of Crime Lab

DA: Review of 3,242 Colorado Cases Turns Up No Questionable Convictions

October 28, 2008

Exoneree: Crime Labs Should Be Independent

Dallas Editorial Calls on Police to Reform Procedures

October 27, 2008

The Art of Innocence

The Texas Exonerated

October 24, 2008

Federal Court Stays Davis Execution

Twelve Years of Freedom

A Needed Reform: Compensation in Wisconsin

DC Police Officer Makes Case for Recording Interrogations

October 23, 2008

Dispatch from Dallas: Looking Inside the Lab

California DA could get partial control of crime lab

New South Carolina law requires evidence preservation and access to DNA testing

October 22, 2008

Report reveals forensic flaws in LA labs

A pattern of prosecutorial misconduct

Texas Senator calls on state to act against injustice

October 21, 2008

Former Chicago cop arrested for involvement in torture

October 20, 2008

Today on Oprah: Marty Tankleff discusses false confessions

Mississippi man still fighting for DNA test

October 17, 2008

Seven years of freedom for Ohio man

Friday roundup

October 16, 2008

Charges dropped in 1987 Baltimore murder case

New trial ordered in Nebraska case

October 15, 2008

Florida exonerees speak out

Texas Senator proposes an end to ‘show-up’ identifications

October 14, 2008

U.S. Supreme Court denies hearing for Troy Davis

The causes: An investigative series on eyewitness identification in Dallas

October 10, 2008

New York man marks second exoneration anniversary

Ronnie Taylor’s long road to freedom

Federal judge: Don’t deport exoneree

October 8, 2008

Deadline approaches in Michigan

Putting the pieces back together: Illinois exoneree talks about his first year of freedom

October 7, 2008

Supreme Court quiet so far on Troy Davis case

Lawyers call for independent lab review in Detroit

October 6, 2008

DNA tests point to Ohio man’s innocence

October 3, 2008

A call to action in Michigan

The week in review

October 2, 2008

Six years free: Jimmy Ray Bromgard

New innocence clinic launches at University of Virginia Law School

Michigan DNA law in jeopardy

October 1, 2008

Hillary Swank to play Betty Anne Waters

Supreme Court won’t revisit death penalty for child rape

Tonight on PBS, a conviction reopened after a century

Steven Phillips is officially exonerated in Dallas

September 30, 2008

North Carolina editorial: Fix the court system to prevent wrongful convictions

Canadian report calls for national board to review possible wrongful convictions

September 29, 2008

Supreme Court expected to act quickly on Davis case

Dispatch from Austin: The Criminal Justice Integrity Unit meets

September 26, 2008

Sunday morning – CBS examines life after exoneration

Errors in Detroit crime lab could have sent innocent people to prison

Friday digest

September 25, 2008

DNA evidence leads to conviction of real perpetrator in Dallas case

Alabama Supreme Court denies request to set execution date

Detroit crime lab closed due to testing errors

September 24, 2008

Preventing wrongful convictions through better news reporting

A stay in Georgia, but for how long?

September 23, 2008

Will Georgia execute Troy Davis today?

Paul House: the hair isn’t his, but the charges remain

Five years free, and still no compensation

Illinois lawmakers take exoneree compensation into their own hands

U.S. Supreme Court stays Georgia execution

September 22, 2008

Rape victim seeks posthumous exoneration of the man she misidentified

Troy Davis set to be executed Tuesday despite evidence of innocence

September 19, 2008

Young Professionals support the Innocence Project at NYC event

Dallas man freed after DNA proved his innocence

The week in review – several cases see some movement

September 18, 2008

Lawsuit against Grisham, Scheck and Fritz is dismissed

Lyin’ Eyes

Two Men Mark One Year of Freedom

September 17, 2008

Exoneree Jeffrey Deskovic: “Here’s what should be done”

Help us raise funds for DNA testing

September 16, 2008

DNA clears Dallas man after 26 years in prison, could be released Friday

Innocence Network urges U.S. Supreme Court to maintain safeguards against prosecutorial misconduct

September 15, 2008

A man of conviction

More hurdles in New York case

Ex-prosecutors reprimanded in Colorado case

September 12, 2008

Dispatch from Chicago: An education in justice and advocacy

Friday links: the week behind and the weekend ahead

September 11, 2008

New film on wrongful convictions premieres in Toronto

Sunday on “60 Minutes”: faulty forensics in FBI lab

Gov. Schwarzenegger can’t wait another year

September 10, 2008

Letter demands justice in Maine

Scheck calls for reforms in Tennessee

You can help level the playing field for the innocent

September 9, 2008

From gold standard to fool’s gold?

September 8, 2008

Innocence Project Co-Director testifies on death penalty

More revelations in Mississippi

September 5, 2008

Friday roundup

University of Baltimore takes on Maryland Innocence Project

September 4, 2008

Ninth anniversary of NY exoneration

Execution date set for Georgia man

September 3, 2008

Mississippi task force will study evidence preservation

St. Louis man freed after 24 years behind bars

September 2, 2008

New innocence clinic takes root at UNLV

August 29, 2008

Compensation bill for California man is on governor’s desk

Friday roundup – crime labs in the news

August 28, 2008

One year free, and a new life begun

Dallas exoneree reconnects with his son

August 27, 2008

Michigan exoneree: It’s time to fix the system

The case for recording interrogations

August 26, 2008

Are you in the know?

After hurricane delay, Florida man files for release

Ohio man is officially exonerated

August 25, 2008

Guilty plea ends decade-long saga for Ohio family

Charges dismissed in Texas death row case

August 22, 2008

Sixth exoneration anniversary for Virginia man

Innocence Project client Steven Barnes receives DNA testing

August 21, 2008

Ousted Mississippi medical examiner’s alarming backlog deepens concerns about his work

August 20, 2008

Prosecutor says real perpetrator identified in 2003 exoneration case

Winston-Salem Journal calls on other states to join North Carolina in preserving evidence

August 19, 2008

Evidence preservation in Alabama raises more questions about death row case

August 18, 2008

Texas State Forensic Science Commission to review case of possible wrongful execution

August 15, 2008

The week in review

August 14, 2008

Op-eds: Fairness in forensics

August 13, 2008

Robert McClendon freed in Ohio

Virginia DNA tests point to real perpetrator and could clear a wrongful conviction

August 12, 2008

Fourth anniversary of Florida exoneration

Today at 5 pm ET - live radio interview with Innocence Project Policy Director

August 11, 2008

Philadelphia editorial: Give Darrell Edwards a new trial

The role of race in misidentification

Ohio man to be released tonight

August 8, 2008

The surprising truth in Dallas

Four years of freedom for former death row inmate

Friday roundup

August 7, 2008

North Carolina improves exoneree compensation

August 6, 2008

Video: After 25 years, true freedom for Steven Phillips

Victim’s family joins inmate in filing for DNA testing

Important progress - but a long way to go - on evidence preservation

August 5, 2008

Steven Phillips cleared in Dallas

August 4, 2008

Two Nebraska men seek exoneration after DNA results

Steven Phillips expected to be cleared tomorrow in Dallas

Alabama authorities can’t find evidence in Arthur case

August 1, 2008

Three years of freedom for Pennsylvania man

Freeing the innocent and identifying true perpetrators

July 31, 2008

Federal judge: New York man has the right to DNA testing

Update: Media coverage of stay in Alabama case

July 30, 2008

New developments in Alabama case; Governor should stay execution to conduct DNA testing

Darrell Edwards update: judge delays decision

Alabama execution stayed

July 29, 2008

NJ conviction should be overturned at hearing today, Innocence Project argues

A new day for Dallas justice

July 28, 2008

10 year anniversary of South Carolina exoneration

Hearing tomorrow in NJ: Darrell Edwards should get a new trial

July 25, 2008

Tankleff, finally free of charges, calls for reforms

Friday roundup

July 24, 2008

DNA testing points to Ohio man’s innocence

Brainstorming to end injustice in Wisconsin

July 23, 2008

Building momentum quickly: the Mississippi Innocence Project

With execution scheduled for next week, Alabama man again requests DNA testing

July 22, 2008

More news from Walter Swift’s visit to Ireland

NC lawmakers approve compensation increase

July 21, 2008

A false confession in Missouri?

Dallas panel “brings us closer to justice”

July 18, 2008

U.S. Congresswoman to hold panel on wrongful convictions and DNA exonerations in Dallas tomorrow

S.C. Governor vetoed DNA testing bill because of "bitter-pill amendment"

July 17, 2008

Judge orders state to hand over DNA results in Texas case

July 16, 2008

Two years of freedom, after 23 years behind bars

July 15, 2008

Should lawyers break confidentiality to overturn wrongful convictions?

‘McJustice’ - the crisis of indigent defense in America

July 14, 2008

Detroit exoneree gets a warm reception in Ireland

Dispatch from Ft. Lauderdale: A shared interest

July 11, 2008

Alabama column: Why no DNA testing for Tommy Arthur?

Slate.com column: Ramsey case and new technology cast doubt on death penalty

Friday roundup

July 10, 2008

Dispatch from Dallas: The growing impact of ultra-sensitive DNA testing

Wisconsin case calls bite mark evidence into question again

Prosecutor may drop charges in Paul House case

July 9, 2008

Questions of wrongful convictions raised in 1997 Alaska murder

July 8, 2008

Texas editorial: ‘too many mistakes’

Still no DNA test for Alabama man; July 31 execution date set

July 7, 2008

NYC man marks second exoneration anniversary as a college grad

Louisiana exoneree to receive $150K in compensation

July 3, 2008

13 years of freedom for North Carolina man

The weekly roundup

Dallas man freed after DNA proves his innocence

Innocence Project and local allies urge New York State to adopt criminal justice reforms

July 2, 2008

New task force will review forensic shortcomings in Mississippi

SC lawmakers consider veto override in DNA bill

Judge: Chicago police can keep study data secret

July 1, 2008

New projects in Iowa and New York

Another false confession revealed

June 30, 2008

Charges dropped against New York man

Disagreements arise in Colorado over the meaning of a new evidence law

DNA proves Texas man innocent nine years after he died in prison

June 27, 2008

DNA identifies apparent perpetrator in Michigan case

15 years of freedom for Kirk Bloodsworth

Tennessee prosecutors plan to retry Paul House despite evidence of innocence

DNA clears another Dallas man

Friday news roundup

June 26, 2008

Discredited Mississippi pathologist faces tough questions in murder trial

Supreme Court strikes death penalty for child rape

Texas death row conviction overturned

June 25, 2008

Dispatch from Maryland: The generation that could end injustice

North Carolina lawmakers seek to improve exoneree compensation

SC editorial: Grant prisoners access to DNA testing

June 24, 2008

Innocence Network files Supreme Court brief for right to challenge forensic evidence

June 23, 2008

Illinois exonerated waiting for pardons

Former NYC prosecutor threw case to help innocent prisoners

June 20, 2008

Texas exoneree says Governor’s pardon is the key to a new life

DNA tests lead to new trial for NY man

Innocence Project client seeks exoneration in Dallas

The ‘CSI effect’ on both sides of the courtroom

June 19, 2008

New video: Louisiana exonerees reunite after 16 years

Events this week in Connecticut and Florida

June 18, 2008

Real perpetrator identified in Texas exoneration

June 17, 2008

Innocence Project client to get DNA testing in Pennsylvania

Another false confession uncovered, and a wrongful conviction avoided

A turning point on exoneree compensation?

June 16, 2008

SC Column: Why we should preserve evidence

Nine years of freedom for Atlanta man

Why Mississippi needs a new medical examiner

June 13, 2008

Week in review

Public defense crisis spreads across the nation

June 12, 2008

Innocence Project Co-Director calls for reform in West Virginia

Three Texas men face retrial despite claims of innocence

June 11, 2008

‘Crisis’ in Georgia as public defense budget is cut

Texas high court confirms McGowan exoneration

June 10, 2008

Editorials and Blogs: Texas court is right to study the system

June 9, 2008

NYC book signing: wrongful arrest and forensic error in a post-Sept. 11 world

Texas prosecutors reflect on their role in wrongful convictions

June 6, 2008

Grant will ensure more case review in Dallas

Exoneree Alan Newton earns college degree tomorrow

June 5, 2008

South Carolina lawmakers approve DNA testing access

Children of the Exonerated

June 4, 2008

Bail hearing Friday for Tennessee inmate

Prisoners in Michigan and New York claim innocence

New panels study wrongful convictions in Texas and New York

June 3, 2008

Dean Cage adjusts to a changed world

“The eye of the beholder”

Executions set to resume tonight in Texas

June 2, 2008

Interview with Dallas DA Craig Watkins

Editorial: Florida compensation law falls short

May 30, 2008

Eight years of freedom for Texas man

The week in review

May 29, 2008

Tonight on IFC: At the Death House Door

Dispatch from Michigan: A Perfect Day

May 28, 2008

Charles Grodin: Why I support the Innocence Project

Update: Dean Cage released in Chicago

News coverage of Dean Cage’s release in Chicago

May 27, 2008

Dallas editorial: lessons of Michael Blair case

Buffalo News: A roadmap for fixing the system

Chicago man set to be freed tonight, press conference tomorrow

May 23, 2008

Innocence news from around the country

May 22, 2008

Exonerated Chicago man works to help free the innocent

May 21, 2008

Video: John Grisham discusses “The Innocent Man”

Walter Swift is free after 26 years

Guest blog: Walter Swift and misidentification

May 20, 2008

Cross-racial identification and jury instruction

They’ll never be fully free

Innocence Project client set to be exonerated Wednesday

May 19, 2008

Exonerations in the classroom

Consensus grows for Texas innocence commission

May 16, 2008

James Woodard adjusts to life on the outside

Friday links

May 15, 2008

Colorado governor signs evidence preservation law

Helping those who come after me

May 14, 2008

Researchers work on bite mark database

Florida exoneree receives settlement

May 13, 2008

Florida’s Wrongful Incarceration Act restricts compensation for exonerees

Virginia pauses massive DNA review to wait for federal funds

South Carolina’s most influential paper supports post-conviction DNA testing bill

May 12, 2008

Dallas Morning News editorial calls on lawmakers to support innocence commission in Texas

Exonerated man and victim’s family are reunited at the Innocence Project second annual benefit

May 9, 2008

Friday links

Massachusetts man marks eight years of freedom

Texas Summit on Wrongful Convictions starts an important conversation

May 8, 2008

Live webcast - Texas Summit on Wrongful Convictions at 2 pm EST

May 7, 2008

New pressure on Mississippi medical examiner

As executions resume in U.S., so does the risk of executing the innocent

May 6, 2008

New suspect in North Carolina rape

May 5, 2008

“60 Minutes” on James Woodard’s release in Dallas

May 2, 2008

New Innocence Project video: Dwayne Dail

New York exoneree: “making sure this doesn’t happen to anyone else”

Dallas discussion continues on blogs, will be featured Sunday on “60 Minutes”

Six years ago today: Clark McMillan exonerated in Tennessee

Friday links

May 1, 2008

“Fatally flawed” compensation bill advances in Florida, California exoneree settles for $500K

Center on Wrongful Convictions files brief in Japanese confession case

April 30, 2008

Wisconsin man still working to prove his innocence, 27 years later

Dallas DA will push for conviction reviews across Texas

April 29, 2008

North Carolina exoneree calls for a new review of another man’s conviction

Editorial: Fair, straightforward compensation needed in Florida

Another innocent man released in Dallas, summit set for next week

April 28, 2008

More misconduct in Mississippi: Pathologist lied about his credentials

For some exonerees, the “sentence goes on”

Why Philadelphia needs an innocence project

April 25, 2008

In legal limbo, NY man awaits future

April 24, 2008

Canadian man is cleared, and the public calls for an official investigation

Death row inmates deserve DNA testing

April 23, 2008

“A cloud of doubt” over Washington crime labs

California exoneree will be compensated

April 22, 2008

Another hair match overturned by DNA testing, PA conviction called into question

DNA tests overturn more wrongful arrests

April 21, 2008

Brandon Moon marks three years of freedom

Mississippi man still seeking DNA testing

Illinois man released after attorneys reveal another man’s confession

April 18, 2008

A cancer within the system

April 17, 2008

“The first day of my life”

What I’m doing to free the innocent

April 16, 2008

New DNA tests in 1991 Austin case

Supreme Court decides lethal injection case, hears arguments on capital punishment for sex offenders

McGowan set free in Dallas, lineups under scutiny

April 15, 2008

Nine years ago today: Fritz and Williamson exonerated in Oklahoma

Another bad photo lineup, another wrongful conviction

April 14, 2008

California case challenges prosecutorial immunity

Oversight on the horizon in Mississippi?

Michigan man exonerated by DNA testing

April 11, 2008

Adequate defense counsel can prevent wrongful convictions

April 10, 2008

Upcoming events in Seattle and New Hampshire

Tomorrow in NY: Exonerees and experts call for recording of interrogations

Alaska op-ed: Save biological evidence before it’s too late

April 9, 2008

With his license on the line, Mississippi doctor responds

Another misidentification revealed by DNA testing

April 8, 2008

Tennessee death row inmate to be released in May

Put an end to Mississippi autopsy misconduct

April 4, 2008

Florida exoneree to be compensated after 24 years in prison

April 3, 2008

Georgia lawmakers vote to compensate exoneree

April 2, 2008

Exoneree Jeff Deskovic speaks tonight in New York

947 years they can never get back

Federal court: Alaska inmate has the right to DNA testing

April 1, 2008

Editorial: South Carolina needs a DNA access law

March 31, 2008

Wednesday marks first anniversary of Anthony Capozzi’s exoneration

March 29, 2008

Innocence Network Conference Day Two

March 28, 2008

Dispatch from the Innocence Network conference

March 27, 2008

Antonio Beaver marks first anniversary of freedom

March 26, 2008

News report explores problems with eyewitness identification

Virginia lawmakers approve measure to tell prisoners about old evidence

March 25, 2008

Editorial: Alabama needs to join 43 states in granting access to DNA testing

Kentucky lawmakers ponder eyewitness identification reforms

How many innocent behind bars? Nobody knows.

March 24, 2008

Bills to prevent wrongful convictions face last chance in Connecticut

Michigan group seeks inmate’s exoneration

Debate continues on Colorado evidence preservation bill

March 20, 2008

Roundup: Lawmakers in South Carolina and Colorado consider DNA reforms

March 19, 2008

New York police may improve evidence preservation

Innocence Project officials testify on critical reforms today and tomorrow in South Carolina, Colorado and Connecticut

March 18, 2008

California columnist: State aims to save pennies by refusing exoneree compensation

Georgia Supreme Court denies new trial for death row inmate

DA says Colorado prisoner shouldn’t get a new trial despite destroyed evidence

U.S. Supreme Court will hear case on crime lab evidence

March 17, 2008

DNA testing approved for seven Ohio inmates in wake of news investigation

Arthur Mumphrey marks two years of freedom

How many innocent people have been sent to prison by faulty science in Mississippi?

Why Houston’s public defense system is “fundamentally unfair”

March 14, 2008

Colorado lawmakers support new trials after evidence is lost

Signs of prosecutorial misconduct in California exoneration case

March 13, 2008

Levon Brooks is exonerated in Mississippi

Texas judge calls for retrial for Clay Chabot due to prosecutorial misconduct

March 12, 2008

Dispatch from the Field: Kentucky Moves Toward Eyewitness Identification Reform

March 11, 2008

Florida Exoneree May Finally Be Compensated

Hearing Thursday in Mississippi for Levon Brooks

March 10, 2008

Texas man marks one year of freedom

Connecticut Considers Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

Leading Mississippi Newspaper Supports Investigation of Steven Hayne

March 7, 2008

Wyoming Legislature Passes DNA Testing Bill

New book examines Innocence Commissions

March 6, 2008

California exoneree continues to fight for compensation

DNA access bill moves forward in Wyoming

March 5, 2008

Georgia lawmakers approve compensation for Willie “Pete” Williams

How much is Steven Hayne using state labs for his botched autopsies?

New York man marks first year of freedom

The incalculable price of misidentification

March 4, 2008

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter calls for justice in Seattle

Exoneree and crime victim are named as Soros Justice Fellows

Delays continue in Tennessee death row case

March 3, 2008

Dallas column: Provide services for the exonerated

Colorado DA seeks to review cases for possible wrongful conviction

Mississippi officials agree that state reforms are badly needed

February 29, 2008

New Hampshire man to get another round of DNA testing

1 in 100 Americans in prison; how many are innocent?

Mississippi cases continue to draw national attention

New York detective suspended for speaking out on wrongful conviction cases

February 28, 2008

Mississippi legislators pass DNA testing bill

Dallas editorial: There’s no excuse for blocking an innocence commission

February 27, 2008

New York Exoneree speaks tonight in Westchester County

Discussion on indigent defense today in Tucson

February 26, 2008

Video: Death row exoneree Curtis McCarty speaks in Nebraska

Arvin McGee marks six years of freedom

California panel calls for criminal justice reforms

February 25, 2008

New Ohio coalition calls for criminal justice reform

Allegations continue to grow against Mississippi pathologist

Mississippi man gets new trial after 15 years in prison

February 22, 2008

Analysts said Houston lab was “clearly out of control” before closing last month

Wyoming lawmakers approve DNA testing bill

February 21, 2008

Herman Atkins marks eight years of freedom

Scandal and increasing burden slow progress at crime labs across U.S.

Florida lawmakers will move forward with compensation for exoneree

February 20, 2008

Fallout continues after Mississippi exoneration

Florida editorial calls for eyewitness reform

February 19, 2008

Chad Heins: At home in a new world

Mississippi lawmakers review evidence preservation in wake of Brewer and Brooks cases

USA Today: DNA tests fuel urgency to free the innocent

February 15, 2008

Two Mississippi men are cleared after 15 years

Report says prosecutors knew Michigan man was innocent before trial

Misidentification led to false charges in Pittsburgh case

February 14, 2008

Charges to be dropped against New York woman 13 years after daughter’s murder

Appalachian State University hosts series on wrongful convictions

One year of freedom for Georgia exoneree

Editorial calls for NY innocence commission

February 13, 2008

Cross-Posted: Georgia lawmakers advance eyewitness identification reform

NBC News tonight: DNA shakes up forensic science

February 12, 2008

Hearing set for Friday in Mississippi cases

February 11, 2008

NY county plans to record police interrogations

North Carolina man is denied a new trial

Editorials in U.S. and Canada call for crime lab funding and forensic oversight

February 8, 2008

Dallas man picks up the pieces of a lost life

DNA evidence clears two men in Mississippi and uncovers serious misconduct

February 7, 2008

Investigation of Boston exoneration raises questions of police misconduct

February 6, 2008

Upcoming conferences focus on wrongful convictions

Darryl Hunt marks four years of freedom

Utah Legislature passes compensation bill

February 5, 2008

Mississippi man could be free in three weeks

February 4, 2008

Maryland lawmakers again consider recording interrogations

February 1, 2008

DNA leads to suspect in Connecticut exoneration case

Texas man marks 7 years of freedom

DNA testing suspended as more problems emerge at Houston crime lab

John Grisham speaks about wrongful convictions on Bill Moyers Journal

January 31, 2008

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Ohio investigative series identifies 30 inmates in need of DNA tests

Real perpetrator identified in Dallas case

January 30, 2008

Chief Texas judge calls for innocence commission

16th Dallas man is cleared by DNA testing

Florida editorial: Compensate the exonerated

January 28, 2008

Indiana man freed 23 years after wrongful conviction

Test of Convictions: An Ohio investigative report

January 25, 2008

Prosecutors likely to drop charges in Tim Masters case

Michigan man sues police and prosecutors; alleges misconduct

North Carolina man will receive $370K for 18 years in prison

January 24, 2008

Testimony before Senate Judiciary Committee calls for improvement in forensic programs

January 22, 2008

Louisiana editorial calls for DNA testing access and exoneree compensation

Colorado man released after DNA points to alternate suspect

January 18, 2008

Federal report finds flaws in forensic grants program

January 17, 2008

New York man continues his fight for exoneration after two decades

Hundreds of supporters call for DNA testing in Chicago case

January 16, 2008

Video: Louisiana exoneree embraces freedom and calls for access to DNA testing

Virginia conducts review of DNA cases, but doesn’t plan to share results with inmates

January 15, 2008

Exonerees demand statewide DNA testing at press conference today in Louisiana

Houston man clears final legal hurdle to complete exoneration

January 14, 2008

Montana exoneree settles civil suit, calls for review of faulty forensics

NY Times calls for recording of interrogations

Dispatch from Louisiana: As an innocent man is freed, why can’t others get a test?

January 11, 2008

New trial overruled in “Norfolk Four” case

Mississippi man to get new hearing based on DNA results

January 10, 2008

NY Times editorial calls for reforms nationwide

Readers respond to book on wrongful convictions

January 9, 2008

Prosecutors sought to downplay exculpatory evidence at trial of innocent Florida man

Illinois man released after 21 years behind bars

January 8, 2008

Nevada’s highest court orders public defense improvements

The Innocent Man near top of bestseller list

A year of being “smart on crime” in Dallas

January 7, 2008

Alabama column: Is Gov. Riley powerless or gutless?

Friday marks one year of freedom for Larry Fuller

Wrongful convictions a factor in death penalty case before U.S. Supreme Court

January 4, 2008

David Vasquez marks 19 years of freedom

January 3, 2008

Charles Chatman released - 15th person to be cleared by DNA evidence in Dallas

Forensic tests and investigation questioned in California

Special prosecutors in Colorado case point to missing evidence

Marty Tankleff thanks supporters, calls for state reforms

January 2, 2008

After a long path, Houston man starts a new life with a wedding

‘Tar Heel of the Year’ fights to free the innocent

Testing granted in Florida death row case

New York man will not be retried

December 31, 2007

Cleveland Editorial: Preserve evidence to allow for DNA testing

Alabama Gov. says he can’t order DNA tests for Tommy Arthur, Innocence Project disagrees

Editorial calls for special prosecutor in New York case

December 27, 2007

Long Island man released on bond after conviction is thrown out

December 26, 2007

Texan of the Year? Dallas Morning News nominates DA Watkins

Holiday donors choose the Innocence Project

December 21, 2007

NC man, held without trial for 14 years, is finally released

New York man granted new trial in murder case

December 20, 2007

Death row exonerees call on Alabama governor to grant DNA test

Judge says Tennessee must either give Paul House a new trial or free him

December 19, 2007

Today on NPR: Life After Exoneration

Alabama editorial: DNA testing should be conducted in Tommy Arthur’s case

Stronger justice in Vermont around the corner?

Men wrongfully convicted in the ‘Central Park Jogger case’ mark fifth exoneration anniversary

December 18, 2007

Oakland police criticized for recording only parts of interrogations

December 17, 2007

New Jersey bans death penalty

Applying for DNA testing in Ohio: an uphill battle

December 14, 2007

National Public Radio examines DNA privacy rights

December 13, 2007

White’s exoneration raises questions about racial inequity in the Georgia criminal justice system

Houston Chronicle editorial says Texas has made important progress in compensating the wrongfully convicted, but says services are critical

December 12, 2007

John Jerome White Cleared by DNA in Atlanta

December 10, 2007

Birmingham News calls on Gov. Riley to Order DNA Testing for Tommy Arthur

30th Texan Freed by DNA Evidence Rebuilds Life in Atlanta

December 7, 2007

Bipartisan federal bill would exempt exoneree compensation from taxes

December 6, 2007

Chad Heins, finally free, returns to Wisconsin

U.S. Supreme Court delays Alabama execution; take action today to help secure DNA testing

December 4, 2007

Report reveals a history of negligence and fraud in New York City crime lab

Breaking News: Chad Heins Freed in Florida

December 3, 2007

Editorial applauds work of Colorado evidence preservation panel

The state’s duty to help exonerees rebuild their lives

Calvin Lee Scott celebrates four years of freedom

Innocence Project calls on Alabama governor to stop execution and grant DNA tests

November 30, 2007

200+ exonerations are a “tipping point” in call for better public defense

November 29, 2007

John Dixon celebrates six years of freedom

Colorado task force says state should improve evidence preservation

Alabama editorial: Death row DNA refusal is mind-boggling

November 28, 2007

Buffalo woman released after DNA tests implicate another suspect

Michigan columnist: When will we learn about false confessions?

Brown University lacrosse team raises money for Innocence Project

November 27, 2007

Wyoming legislature considers DNA access law

November 26, 2007

Rocky Mountain Innocence Center works for Utah compensation law

Michigan DA asks for investigation in wake of wrongful conviction

Dallas prosecutors approve testing for seven inmates

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear DNA appeal from Alabama death row inmate

November 23, 2007

Buffalo woman seeks a new trial on DNA evidence

November 21, 2007

Editorial calls for new trial in conviction based on unreliable science

North Carolina police to review practices in wake of exoneration

November 20, 2007

More proof of innocence in Florida case

John Grisham’s “The Innocent Man” released in paperback

Ten years of freedom for Ben Salazar

Washington Post: FBI must move quickly to right wrongs

November 19, 2007

Task force planned to address cases affected by faulty FBI tests

DNA Blues Ball fundraiser in Dallas on Saturday

Column: NJ Exoneree has a right to oppose death penalty

November 16, 2007

Innocence Network files brief in Georgia death row case

Problems persist at Houston crime lab

Dispatch from Louisville, Kentucky: Statewide Conference Examines Innocence Issues

Sunday on 60 Minutes: Flawed forensics and wrongful convictions

November 15, 2007

Openings and closings: Fair justice relies on effective crime labs

November 14, 2007

DNA tests planned in Colorado man’s exoneration bid

Another misidentification conviction prevented

Anthony Robinson celebrates seven years of freedom today

Dallas man released on bail after DNA tests show he was wrongfully convicted

November 13, 2007

New video: Three minutes with Illinois exoneree Jerry Miller

Texas exoneree reunites with fiance in Atlanta

November 12, 2007

Brandeis Innocence Week starts today

November 9, 2007

Lawsuit and reports allege that New York fails to provide defense counsel to poor

Editorial: Questions remain at California crime lab

Dallas man’s release expected next week

Dispatch from Philadelphia: Why I tell my story

November 8, 2007

Radio interview on bills before Michigan legislature

Movies, on screen and online, argue for innocence

November 7, 2007

Dispatch from California: Using technology to ensure justice for all

Events tonight in Boston, Fort Worth and New York

Column: Exonerations reveal flaws in the system

November 6, 2007

Oklahoma District Attorney Bill Peterson to retire

Fox News: Schwarzenegger vetoes justice

Nebraska Supreme Court approves DNA testing for two inmates

November 5, 2007

Column: new policies needed to halt unjust convictions

David Gray celebrates nine years of freedom

November 2, 2007

Houston inmates ask to reopen their cases

California lab report finds no error, Neufeld calls findings “hopelessly compromised”

November 1, 2007

Exoneration becomes campaign issue for prosecutors

Another execution date in Alabama, still no DNA test

October 31, 2007

“The Exonerated” onstage in New York

Connecticut exoneree tells students his story

Funeral arrangements for exoneree Stephan Cowans

October 30, 2007

Video: Dallas DA says his job is to seek justice, not just convictions

Jeffrey Deskovic celebrates his first year of freedom on Friday

Two years later, Louisiana exoneree searches for home

October 29, 2007

Florida public defender proposes identification reform

Dispatch from Austin: A panel of experts to oversee Texas crime labs

Today’s news from around the nation

October 26, 2007

Dallas District Attorney and Barry Scheck speak Monday at NYC event

Exoneree Stephan Cowans found dead in his home

Dispatch from Dallas: Eugene Henton is freed

October 25, 2007

Law review article: “Innocentrism” moves criminal justice forward

Events benefit projects in Mississippi and Chicago

Virginia editorial: Crime lab review should be transparent

CNN: An exoneration raises questions about eyewitness identification in Georgia

October 24, 2007

Michigan lawmakers consider compensation law

States expand crime labs to meet rising demand and reduce backlogs

Charges dismissed in Michigan case

October 23, 2007

Alan Newton’s two-decade struggle for freedom

Crime victim calls for better identification practices in Georgia

Houston convictions reopened due to possible lab error

October 22, 2007

Barry Scheck testifies before Georgia identification panel today

Wisconsin man celebrates the 11th anniversary of his exoneration

In support of New York reforms

October 19, 2007

Media coverage: Innocence Project calls for New York reforms

Dispatch from Dallas: The waiting continues for Clay Chabot

October 18, 2007

Innocence Project calls on lawmakers to fix New York State’s justice system

Innocence Project calls for evidence reforms in Colorado

Hearing tomorrow in Dallas case

October 17, 2007

Dispatch from the field: Colorado sets an example by exploring evidence reforms

Michigan man freed amid doubts about his guilt

October 16, 2007

Group calls for investigation of Washington lab

“The Trials of Darryl Hunt” on DVD

California governor vetoes justice reforms

October 15, 2007

Six years of freedom for Ohio man

The Ronnie Taylor case: A chain of errors and a path to reform

October 12, 2007

Eyewitness identification discussion Sunday in New York City

Dallas editorial: State needs innocence commission

Denver police destroyed biological evidence in hundreds of cases

North Carolina man receives governor’s pardon

October 11, 2007

Lecture on wrongful convictions tonight in Westchester County, NY

Innocence Project Northwest marks its tenth anniversary

Federal money for DNA testing goes unspent

October 10, 2007

Connecticut exoneree addresses Yale students

Media coverage: Ronnie Taylor released

October 9, 2007

Breaking News: Ronnie Taylor released in Houston

October 8, 2007

Kevin Byrd celebrates the tenth anniversary of his exoneration

October 5, 2007

Why do innocent people confess?

Lab backlogs continue to slow investigations

Innocence Project fundraiser Sunday in New York City

October 4, 2007

Hearing today in Long Island case

Media coverage: Houston man proven innocent 12 years later

October 3, 2007

Editorial: Public deserves to know if innocent man was executed

DNA testing proves Houston man’s innocence

October 2, 2007

Renewed calls for Texas Innocence Commission

False confessions are more common than public thinks

Video: Innocence Project Policy Director calls for evidence preservation and quicker testing

October 1, 2007

NY Times: Exonerations bring broad change in legal system

Editorial: Dallas study will “advance the cause of airtight justice”

September 28, 2007

Alabama editorial: No excuse not to allow DNA testing in death row case

DNA tests uncover secret deals in Dallas

September 27, 2007

George Rodriguez celebrates two years of freedom

Breaking news: Alabama Gov. delays execution for 45 days

September 26, 2007

Dallas to study new identification procedures

Former prosecutor calls for governor to sign California bills

September 25, 2007

Court grants new trial in Michigan; task force calls for recording of interrogations

Birmingham News: Governor ignores truth in upcoming execution

Sign up now to get our email newsletter tomorrow

September 24, 2007

Wish Georgia death row inmate a happy birthday

DNA clears another suspect before trial

Michigan man may get new trial, 2 years after conviction

September 21, 2007

Sunday marks three years of freedom for Calvin Willis

DNA leads to Florida man’s release

September 20, 2007

Discussion of new discovery laws on Texas blog

September 19, 2007

New study calls for prosecutors to open files before trial

Hearing set for October in Long Island case

Alabama governor refuses to hear evidence in case scheduled for execution next week

September 18, 2007

Georgia hearings on eyewitness identification start this week

Innocence Project receives Tech Museum honor

Exoneree compensation sought in Florida

September 17, 2007

DNA proves Dallas man didn’t commit 1982 crime

September 14, 2007

Colorado Governor creates evidence preservation task force

September 13, 2007

Michigan DA to reopen murder case

States slow to create compensation programs

September 12, 2007

Texas execution case on CourtTV today

False confessions conference in El Paso, Texas

New North Carolina innocence inquiry panel gets to work

September 11, 2007

Exonerees call for Texas innocence commission

Column: Georgia public defenders woefully underfunded

September 10, 2007

Northwestern Blog: Police should open closed cases when new arrests are made

Legal help scarce in cases uncovered by Houston lab audit

Judge orders evidence preserved in Texas case

September 7, 2007

Florida exoneree feels “reborn” as civil rights are restored

Innocence Project seeks DNA testing in case of man executed in Texas

California legislature passes reforms to prevent wrongful convictions

September 6, 2007

Florida students get a first-hand account of wrongful conviction

Mississippi man awaits a new trial after his release from death row

September 5, 2007

Innocence Network calls on FBI to investigate agent

Wrongful Convictions Hurt Victims’ Families, Too

Nebraska Supreme Court to hear DNA testing arguments tomorrow

Anthony Capozzi case on DatelineNBC tonight

September 4, 2007

Eighth anniversary of NY man’s exoneration

New book examines Duke lacrosse case and prosecutorial misconduct

Dan Rather Reports on Texas executions tonight at 8 p.m.

August 31, 2007

George Garfinkle, 72, used DNA evidence to free Massachusetts man

August 30, 2007

Barry Scheck discusses wrongful convictions on NPR

North Carolina compensation law still lags behind national standard

First day of freedom for Dwayne Dail

Illinois man finds a difficult road to a new life

August 29, 2007

More coverage of Dwayne Dail exoneration in North Carolina

Report: Illinois crime lab misused funds

August 28, 2007

NC man freed after 18 years in prison

Canadian man finally cleared after 48 years

Critics say Virginia DNA testing project is moving slowly

August 27, 2007

Georgia exoneree celebrates three years of freedom

August 24, 2007

California man shares story of his wrongful conviction

August 23, 2007

Louisiana inmate finally secures access to DNA test

August 22, 2007

Misplaced court file means more waiting for two Maryland men

Did a secret deal lead to a Dallas wrongful conviction?

Hearing tomorrow in Colorado case; prosecutors may have known alternate suspect

August 21, 2007

Special master urged for Houston crime lab review

New books review wrongful convictions in Arizona and Australia

Court TV blog features Korey Wise case

Hearing Thursday on lost evidence in death row case

August 20, 2007

Illinois exonerees celebrate four years of freedom on Wednesday

The Norfolk Four: False confessions in Virginia?

New Mississippi project to open doors this fall

August 17, 2007

It Matters to You

Maryland court says prosecutors must widen search for evidence

August 16, 2007

Blogs: California needs eyewitness reform

North Carolina case review raises questions about misconduct in identification procedure

August 15, 2007

DNA overturns conviction in Washington

Eyewitness blog: The problems with jury instructions

Watch Exoneree Jerry Miller on the Colbert Report

August 14, 2007

200th Exoneree Tonight on Colbert Report

Hear the Innocence Project on Blue Herald Radio

August 10, 2007

Innocence Project receives “Problem Solver” award

Sign up for breaking news email updates

August 9, 2007

DNA databases and privacy: A lively discussion on USAToday.com

August 8, 2007

Celebrating freedom: Three exonerees mark anniversaries

Study seeks to bring science to bite mark evidence

Snitch testimony and a possible wrongful conviction in Michigan

August 7, 2007

Deconstructing Dallas: The county with more DNA exonerations than any other

Closing arguments expected this week in Montana clemency hearing

Exoneree: Don’t execute an innocent man

August 6, 2007

Released without an apology

National Journal: States too slow to learn lessons of exonerations

Road to exoneration starts with the first letter

August 3, 2007

Video interview: Developments in Dallas

Sunday on DatelineNBC: A second trial for an innocent man?

How common is prosecutorial misconduct?

August 2, 2007

Update: Dallas DA investigates Chabot case

Mississippi man sent to death row by faulty forensics to get another day in court

August 1, 2007

Alternate suspect arrested in 1986 case

Michigan case highlights causes of wrongful convictions

July 31, 2007

Massachusetts, Michigan and Louisiana take aim at crime lab problems

New Hampshire judge denies inmate DNA testing

July 30, 2007

Dennis Fritz speaks today in Pennsylvania

Five years of freedom

Editorial: Alabama’s DNA laws fall short

California public defenders get DNA training

Chicago Tribune: Unscientific report on eyewitness reforms in Illinois was so flawed it is unreliable

July 27, 2007

Darrell Grayson executed in Alabama without a DNA test

Connecticut exoneree visits the prison where he spent 16 years

A blog marathon to support the Innocence Project


Exoneree Dennis Fritz signs books in Pennsylvania tomorrow

July 26, 2007

Court TV Best Defense blog profiles Louisiana exoneree

Will Alabama execute Darrell Grayson without a DNA test?

Denver lawmakers push to preserve evidence

July 25, 2007

It’s not too late for DNA testing in Alabama

California officials say exoneree shouldn’t be compensated because he pled guilty

July 24, 2007

Alabama execution scheduled for Thursday despite inmate’s pleas for a DNA test

North Carolina lawmakers approve sweeping reforms

July 23, 2007

New York Times: Study suggests thousands more may be wrongfully imprisoned

Editorial: Produce the proof or set Chad Heins free

Trashing the truth: Denver Post examines evidence preservation

July 20, 2007

Virginia governor proclaims exoneree’s innocence

Denver DA reexamines 1987 murder; lawmaker calls for better evidence preservation

New DNA evidence in West Memphis 3 case

July 19, 2007

Hearing today in Florida case

NYC opens new crime lab; police aim to rely more on DNA

Congressional panel hears testimony on criminal informants

NJ op-ed: DNA cases are just the tip of the iceberg

Update: Chad Heins held on $1 million bond

July 18, 2007

Massachusetts crime lab crisis is echoed across the U.S.

NJ Senators propose increased compensation for exonerees

July 17, 2007

Innocent Florida inmate wins new trial

July 16, 2007

Exoneree tells his story on radio show

This week in history: exoneree anniversaries

July 13, 2007

Texas column: Don’t always believe your eyes

Doing time for no crime

July 12, 2007

California commission considers prosecutorial misconduct

Social scientists say Illinois identification report is unreliable

Inmate pleads not guilty in murder that sent wrong man to prison

July 11, 2007

Wright case may lead to more DNA testing in Pennsylvania

Crime lab’s pro-bono work led to Halsey’s freedom

July 10, 2007

Pennsylvania appeals court hears arguments today in Innocence Project case

News coverage: Byron Halsey exonerated

July 9, 2007

Byron Halsey hearing today in NJ

Alan Newton’s first year of freedom

NPR: Jerry Miller comes a long way home

Update: Byron Halsey exonerated in New Jersey

July 6, 2007

What is lost freedom worth?

July 5, 2007

Prosecutors charge alleged actual perpetrator in Ohio murder case

July 3, 2007

District Attorney’s report on New York wrongful conviction fuels statewide reform efforts

July 2, 2007

Innocence Project online video

Online Video: Chris Ochoa spanish interview

District Attorney’s report shows need for reform in New York

June 29, 2007

Innocence Project staff attorney Nina Morrison and exoneree Alan Newton to speak at Culture Project in New York

June 28, 2007

Innocence Project of Texas hosts Mexican lawyers

Supreme Court ruling halts execution of a mentally ill Texas prisoner

June 27, 2007

California considers legislation to prevent wrongful convictions

New report calls for moratorium on federal death penalty

June 26, 2007

Supreme Court to review justice in Louisiana

Missouri’s new $5.9 million crime lab may help reduce case backlog.

June 25, 2007

Another dubious confession reinforces need for recording interrogations

Duke case is unusual in terms of accountability for prosecutorial misconduct

June 22, 2007

Tennessee Man Still on Death Row

Giles finally exonerated

Utah lawmakers endorse compensation bill

Harper’s Index: Wrongful conviction by the numbers

June 21, 2007

James Giles Exonerated

June 20, 2007

Study: Juries often get it wrong

Dallas DA is a new kind of civil rights activist

Help Calvin Johnson celebrate eight years of freedom

The Innocence Project Online: June newsletter

June 19, 2007

Independent labs mean fair testing

New Video: Marvin Anderson

The legacy of the Duke case

June 18, 2007

Op-Ed: Scheck and Neufeld call for NY to enact real reforms

Houston lab probe leads to more questions

Unheralded exonerations

June 15, 2007

Op-Ed: New York needs to preserve evidence

“The Trials of Darryl Hunt” Opens Tonight In Hartford

Is your local police department conducting fair lineups?

June 14, 2007

New tests urged in audit of Houston lab

Larry Peterson: Beyond Exoneration

June 13, 2007

The Exoneration of Larry Peterson: Part Two Today on NPR

The “right” answer: anatomy of a confession

June 12, 2007

The Innocence Project on TV and radio today

New poll shows decrease in public support of death penalty

June 11, 2007

Tomorrow on Discovery Times: Proof of Innocence

Weeding out the innocents

Reversal of misfortune

National Public Radio covers Larry Peterson’s case

Tonight on PBS: Charlie Rose interviews Barry Scheck and Byron Halsey

June 8, 2007

Harold Buntin exonerated in Indianapolis

June 7, 2007

Texas murder conviction overturned

Innocence Project television special premieres at event tonight in Connecticut

June 6, 2007

Louisiana exoneree starts reentry program

Time Magazine: A Milestone for the Innocence Project

June 5, 2007

Vermont Gov. signs reform bill into law

Wisconsin Law Review covers the innocence movement

June 4, 2007

Community welcomes Halsey home

NY Times: New Dallas DA means end to old ways

Another dubious confession reinforces need for recording interrogations

June 1, 2007

New York legislators near deal on reform legislation

May 31, 2007

Hearing today on DNA reforms in New York Assembly

Arizona defense attorneys question crime lab’s integrity

May 30, 2007

What do states owe the exonerated?

May 29, 2007

NY Times: Spitzer’s DNA proposal needs revision

Exoneree Doug Warney calls for end to New York death penalty

May 25, 2007

Dallas hires new prosecutor to oversee DNA cases

Georgia man to be compensated for 24 years of wrongful incarceration

May 24, 2007

Byron Halsey adjusts to life outside of prison

Backlogs continue to plague Florida labs

May 23, 2007

Column: Since to err is human, to execute is too risky

London Times: 201 wrongful convictions are tip of the iceberg

Watch online: last night’s Dateline NBC on two Oklahoma wrongful convictions

200 Exonerated, Too Many Wrongfully Convicted

May 22, 2007

John Grisham discusses wrongful convictions tonight on Dateline NBC

NJ’s highest court tells judges to warn jurors about eyewitness error

Texas Innocence Commission bill hits roadblock

May 21, 2007

NYTimes: The DNA 200

Connecticut legislature awards $5 million to exoneree

Doug Warney marks one year of freedom

Exoneree and victim families call for Oklahoma Innocence Commission

May 18, 2007

Families of exonerees and crime victims to speak today in Oklahoma City

May 17, 2007

Editorial: A suspect justice system

Families of exonerees to speak Friday in Oklahoma City

May 16, 2007

Byron Halsey released in New Jersey, news coverage

New York exoneree Roy Brown gets liver transplant

May 15, 2007

New Jersey man to be released after nearly two decades in prison

May 14, 2007

Oklahoma man exonerated – more media coverage

NY Post: NYPD has serious evidence problems

Column: Louisiana should invest in justice reform

May 11, 2007

Oklahoma man exonerated from death row

News coverage of today’s exoneration

May 10, 2007

Raising the quality of justice in Ohio

The Innocence Project on YouTube

May 9, 2007

California panel recommends lab improvements

Fingerprint errors found in Florida crime lab

May 8, 2007

Watch and listen: The Innocence Project in the news

Compensation bill for Florida exoneree fails for second time

May 7, 2007

Today on National Public Radio: DNA and wrongful convictions

Watch Bill Moyers interview 200th Exoneree Jerry Miller

Tonight on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360:

May 4, 2007

Bill Moyers interviews exoneree Jerry Miller tonight on PBS

NY legislators join Innocence Project in supporting sweeping reforms

May 3, 2007

NY legislators call for reforms at press conference today

Exonerations have changed justice system

Real perpetrators sentenced in two New York wrongful convictions

May 2, 2007

National Public Radio talks with Dallas District Attorney

Harrisburg newspaper: Exonerations should spark death penalty moratorium

Anderson Cooper 360 investigates the

May 1, 2007

Federal jury awards compensation to wrongfully convicted man

Las Vegas Sun calls for funding to end DNA backlogs

April 30, 2007

Calls for reform continue to grow nationwide

Court TV anchor calls Innocence Project event “poignant, meaningful and spirited”

April 27, 2007

Alabama column says state can’t be sure everyone on death row is guilty

North Carolina House committee approves eyewitness ID reform bill

April 26, 2007

National Public Radio: DNA evidence frees 200th prisoner

April 25, 2007

Innocence Project marks 200th exoneration nationwide at first annual celebration

Clarence Page: The 200th reason to test DNA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Criminal Justice Failures

April 24, 2007

200 Exonerated, Too Many Wrongfully Convicted

Dallas District Attorney’s office will add special DNA review team

April 23, 2007

Jerry Miller exonerated in Chicago; becomes 200th DNA exoneree nationwide

April 20, 2007

NYPD forensic labs under scrutiny after falsified test results

Eyewitness reforms gain momentum nationwide

New forensic lab set to open in Los Angeles

Andrew Gossett exonerated in Dallas, 200th exoneration set for Monday in Illinois

April 19, 2007

California Senate committee passes three reform bills

Death row inmate’s hopes are on Texas’s highest court

April 18, 2007

DNA exonerations continue to cast doubt on eyewitness identifications

Duke case raises awareness about wrongful convictions

April 17, 2007

Column: Evidence preservation lacking in Houston

Darryl Hunt film premieres April 26th on HBO

April 16, 2007

Dallas newspaper cites DNA exonerations in opposing capital punishment

Massachusetts DNA database chief is fired

April 13, 2007

Focus on reforms as 200th exoneration nears

Rally today at 2 p.m. in Philadelphia will call for death penalty moratorium

April 12, 2007

Actual killer in Earl Washington case pleads guilty

Two exonerees reach $8 million settlement with city of Chicago

April 11, 2007

Texas Senate committee approves reform bills

Dallas DA aims to restore credibility with a special prosecutor for DNA appeals

Massachusetts exoneree awarded for his commitment to criminal justice reform

April 10, 2007

Innocence Project leaders and exonerees testify before Texas Senate committee

News coverage of Monday’s hearing clearing James Giles

April 9, 2007

Dallas man cleared after 24-year quest for justice

Michigan exoneree offers reward for identity of real perpetrator

Law student played key role in Giles case

April 6, 2007

James Giles is expected to be cleared of 1982 rape on Monday

Editorial: Antonio Beaver exoneration should spark reforms in Missouri

Darryl Hunt documentary airs tonight on HBO

April 5, 2007

Dallas exoneree joins DA Watkins for panel discussion

New Hampshire man requests 4th round of DNA testing

National Public Radio: DNA Evidence Frees 200th Prisoner

April 4, 2007

Death sentences decrease in Ohio

Georgia Innocence Project receives award

April 3, 2007

Anthony Capozzi exonerated in New York

After Innocence screening and panel in Kansas Thursday

Debate continues over FBI policy forbidding taped interrogations

April 2, 2007

Capozzi case brings renewed calls for a New York innocence commission

March 30, 2007

Antonio Beaver Exonerated: More Coverage

Federal appeals court finds that prosecutors are accountable for snitches

Listen online tonight to exoneree Ken Wyniemko

March 29, 2007

Antonio Beaver Exonerated

DNA clears New York man of rape

March 28, 2007

Hear exoneree James Waller discuss his case online

Court orders new trial for New York man

March 27, 2007

Rogue DNA databases operate outside of the law

Does Texas need eyewitness ID reform?

March 26, 2007

Innocence Network conference draws hundreds

States are slow to fix crime lab problems

New Virginia project starts working to free wrongly convicted

March 26-30 is Innocence Week in Washington, D.C.

March 22, 2007

False testimony from “expert” could lead to hundreds of new trials

March 21, 2007

Florida exoneree files civil rights suit

March 20, 2007

U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Fry case

Critics question bloodhound evidence

March 19, 2007

Georgia House approves compensation for Clark

USA Today Column: Other counties should follow Dallas

March 14, 2007

Federal court issues major DNA opinion

March 13, 2007

Connecticut legislators consider forensic nurse program

Editorial: criminal defense and crime labs need funding in Louisiana

Exoneree Ray Krone to speak in Sauk Rapids, MN

Murder victim’s mother calls for more crime lab funding in Florida

March 12, 2007

James Waller pardoned in Texas

Massachusetts crime lab director resigns under pressure

March 9, 2007

Maryland expert fabricated credentials, testimony is questioned

Dateline NBC to feature Clarence Elkins case on Sunday

March 8, 2007

Marty Tankleff Case Featured on NPR

March 7, 2007

Winston-Salem “looks forward” with report on Darryl Hunt case

Man pleads guilty to murder for which Doug Warney was wrongly convicted

March 6, 2007

Press coverage of Roy Brown exoneration

West Virginia House Holds Hearing on Improving Eyewitness Identification

March 5, 2007

Roy Brown Exonerated

New Dallas DA wants to be “smart on crime”

March 2, 2007

Hearing Monday in Roy Brown case

“The Exonerated” theater performances in Galveston, TX and New York

March 1, 2007

Eyewitness identification experts blogging from landmark conference

Pennsylvania’s innocence commission meets this month

DNA testing proves Washington man’s innocence

February 28, 2007

Third trial delayed again for Oklahoma man

San Antonio Express News supports state innocence commission

February 27, 2007

Georgia Exoneree Pete Williams adjusts to his new life

Backlogs continue to plague crime labs nationwide

February 26, 2007

Florida exonerees wait for compensation

Innocence organizations provide hands-on experience for law students nationwide

National Public Radio story on Dallas DA’s move to review 352 cases

February 23, 2007

Dallas DA joins Innocence Project in push to clear James Curtis Giles

CNN viewers respond to James Waller story

UPDATE: West Virginia lawmakers consider eyewitness identification reforms

February 22, 2007

James Waller on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360

Vermont criminal justice reforms move forward

Exoneree Alan Newton focuses on education

February 21, 2007

After Innocence documentary available on DVD

WV Senate Considers Bill to Reform Eyewitness Identifications

Connecticut Innocence Project seeks state funding to continue its work

February 20, 2007

Charges dropped in NYC case after DNA proves woman’s confession was false

February 16, 2007

Dallas DA will work with Innocence Project of Texas to review hundreds of cases

Wisconsin panel urges outsourcing of DNA testing to ease backlog

February 15, 2007

Editorial urges New York to form state innocence commission

Washington lawmakers consider bill to compensate the wrongly convicted

February 14, 2007

Exoneree Ken Wyniemko to speak Thursday at the University of South Dakota

February 13, 2007

Willie “Pete” Williams Exonerated in Georgia

Our new e-mail newsletter is out!

Innocence Project receives human rights award

February 12, 2007

Convicted based on forensic fraud in 1986, still waiting for justice

DNA testing leads to actual perpetrator in Georgia case

Relying on the notepad in the electronic age

February 9, 2007

Legal groups challenge flawed eyewitness identification study in court

Several states — and the federal government — are considering DNA database expansions despite backlogged labs

Orlando Boquete: A free man

February 8, 2007

NC exoneree Darryl Hunt to reach settlement with city officials

Forgiving injustice

February 7, 2007

Welcome the Innocence Project’s new website!

TN death row inmate demands release or a new trial

Proposed Connecticut budget includes $500,000 compensation for exoneree

February 6, 2007

New Mexico Senate passes eyewitness identification reform bill

Exonerees to speak at panel discussion on the death penalty tonight in NYC

February 5, 2007

U.S. to vastly expand DNA database

February 4, 2007

Innocence bills introduced in Texas Senate

Jeff Deskovic: Exonerated at 32, still feeling 17

February 2, 2007

CSI isn’t like real world crime labs

January 29, 2007

New York Times editorial: The True State of CSI Justice

January 28, 2007

UPDATE on Willie “Pete” Williams case

January 25, 2007

Willie “Pete” Williams released in Georgia

January 17, 2007

Waller to become 12th Dallas exoneree since 2001

January 12, 2007

Final approval in CA compensation suit

More than 5,000 rape kits unexamined in LAPD lab

January 11, 2007

Charges dropped in KY confession case after DNA proves innocence

Neufeld testifies before CA commission

January 9, 2007

New Wisconsin AG demands reduction of lab backlog

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Dallas Morning News editorial calls on lawmakers to support innocence commission in Texas

Prosecutor Talks about His Role in Wrongful Conviction

Saturday on Investigation Discovery: The Roy Brown Story

A Kansas Family Fights to Prove Father’s Innocence

DNA Database Could Free Man on Florida’s Death Row; Legal Papers Filed to Force State to Allow Search for Real Perpetrator in 1986 Murder Case

Texas Commission Goes Behind Closed Doors

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Criticism Mounts for Cook County State’s Attorney Following “60 Minutes” Interview

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Exoneree Urges NJ Gov. Christie to Sign Compensation Bill

Exoneree Urges NJ Gov. Christie to Sign Compensation Bill

Exoneree Urges NJ Gov. Christie to Sign Compensation Bill

Exoneree Urges NJ Gov. Christie to Sign Compensation Bill

Exoneree Urges NJ Gov. Christie to Sign Compensation Bill

DNA Evidence Exonerates Man Thought to be World’s Longest Serving Death Row Inmate

Innocence Project Joins Effort to Improve Investigative Procedures