MAIP is hiring a part-time Client Services Specialist! If you, or someone you know, has a background in social work, and you are interested in working with returning citizens, please apply: Preference is for those located in Baltimore or the DC metro area. DC link: https://ideali.st/sIMpUr Baltimore link: https://ideali.st/xrp4A5
Dante Ricardo Boyd—“Rick” to his family and friends—was a 23-year-old father of four with most of his life still in front of him when he was convicted in DC Superior Court in May 1998 for the gang-related murder of 12-year-old Darryl Hall. Rick’s involvement in gang life was practically nonexistent,
The Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project (MAIP) is using a sizable grant from Venable to establish an endowment that will help exonerees from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia get back on their feet after their release from prison. The endowment, named the Venable-Burner Exoneree Support Fund, will provide social services, behavioral
MAIP is #hiring! If you or someone you know wants to join our amazing team, please take a look at the job description below or click the link and apply today!
At our 13th Annual Awards Luncheon this year, Amazon will receive the Defender of Innocence Award. Amazon’s legal department is one of the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project’s most important pro-bono partners. Over the past few years, 120 Amazon lawyers in more than 14 countries have spent countless hours screening, evaluating, and
At our 13th Annual Awards Luncheon this year, the Champion of Justice award will go to Walter Lomax, representing the group of Maryland exonerees who worked tirelessly to reform the state’s exoneree compensation law. The Walter Lomax Act, which was signed into law in April 2021, made a series of
On April 19, 2022, the Virginia Court of Appeals unanimously granted a writ of actual innocence to Michael Haas, who has spent more than 23 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Michael, who has been on parole since 2017, is now fully exonerated thanks to the
MAIP is currently looking for an investigator to be based in Virginia, either in Richmond or the Hamptons Roads area. If you or someone you know is in the market for a new challenge, where you can be a part of righting wrongs in our criminal-legal system, please apply today!