Thank you for helping to exonerate and free Lamar Johnson! He was released in September, after spending 13 years of a life plus 20-year sentence in prison for a murder he did not commit. Upon his release, Lamar said that if not for MAIP, he would have died in prison.
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
More coverage of Lamar Johnson’s exoneration and release from prison: WJLA (ABC) D.C. Fox 5 DC CBS News WUSA 9 WJZ (CBS) Baltimore Fox Carolina Lamar was in prison for 13 years for a crime he did not commit. MAIP has been working on his case for the past seven
After 13 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit, Lamar Johnson walked out of the Baltimore City Courthouse yesterday a free man, exonerated of all charges. Here is some of the media coverage of his release: WBAL (Baltimore) Washington Post Baltimore Sun WMAR (Baltimore) Fox45 (Baltimore) The
Today, the Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU) at the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office announced that it would agree to vacate the conviction and dismiss all charges against Lamar Johnson, a 33-year-old Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project (MAIP) client who has spent the last 13 years in prison for a murder he did
The Confession Tapes, a new Netflix documentary, will be live on September 8th and devotes an episode to the 8th & H case, which MAIP recently argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. In June 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court denied any relief to seven Washington, D.C., men who were convicted for
The past few weeks have been so monumental for the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project that I wanted to share some thoughts with you about what they mean for us and for our clients.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to hear one of our biggest cases, involving the conviction of eight innocent men (including MAIP client Christopher Turner) in the brutal 1984 murder of Catherine Fuller in Northeast D.C. Chris was released on parole in 2010, and one of the men died in prison; the other six remain incarcerated for a crime committed by another man.