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  • Lamar Johnson

    “I want to thank God, my mom, and the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project.” —Lamar Johnson, upon being released after 13 years in prison.

  • Keith Harward

    “Best part is being out with my family. Worst part is some of my families are not here.” —Keith Harward, on being free

Help free an innocent man today by texting EXPERT to 41444 or by clicking here.
The new Netflix documentary series, The Confession Tapes, highlights the problem of false convictions in our criminal justice system. The problem is more common than most people think. More than 1 out of 4 people who were wrongfully convicted, but later exonerated by DNA evidence, made a false confession or incriminating statement.

Even with DNA cases, combating false confessions is an uphill battle. So the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project often relies on expert testimony. Most of our clients have exhausted all legal remedies before they get to us, which makes proving their innocence even more daunting.

Michael Ledford is nearly 18 years into a 50-year sentence for a crime he did not commit.

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