Yesterday, MAIP client Kenneth Bond-El was released from Jessup Correctional Institution after spending almost three decades in prison for a murder he did not commit.
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,
May 11, 2022 (Washington, DC) Today, MAIP client Rodney Brown was released from D.C. Jail after spending more than 27 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit. He is the 42nd innocent person we’ve helped free. With the assistance of our partners at the Second Look Project, Maggie
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
This afternoon, a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge vacated the conviction of Paul Madison, who has spent more than 30 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Later today, Madison will leave prison as a free man, thanks to the work of the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project (MAIP),
“Going beyond this analysis as proscribed in Md. Crim. Pro. Sec. 8-301, the State asserts that, given the information and evidence known now, the State’s confidence in Morris’s conviction has evaporated.” State’s Supplemental Response to Petitioner’s Writ of Actual Innocence Petition1 This afternoon, a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge vacated
Almost 23 years after losing his infant son and being wrongfully convicted of his death, MAIP client Clarence Jones’s name has finally been cleared. Tuesday, a Baltimore County Circuit Judge, who had been ordered by an appellate court to grant Clarence’s Writ of Actual Innocence, set aside the guilty verdict
Law will fix Maryland’s compensation system for individuals that were erroneously convicted, sentenced and confined Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today signed into law legislation to fix the state’s compensation system for wrongfully convicted Marylanders. The legislation, known as “The Walter Lomax Act,” passed the House and the Senate unanimously last