After spending 30 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, MAIP client Jerome Johnson said, “I never lost faith.” Members of the Innocence Network, of which MAIP is a member, have helped exonerate 513 individuals and passed over 150 laws in the U.S. preventing future wrongful convictions
Ways to Help
A bill that would allow people wrongfully convicted by faulty forensic science to challenge their convictions in court was carried over until next year by a subcommittee of the Virginia House of Delegates on Monday. What does this mean? No further action will be taken on this legislation until
SB 777, which provides that a person who was convicted of certain offenses, upon a plea of not guilty or an Alford plea, or who was adjudicated delinquent upon a plea of not guilty or an Alford plea, by a circuit court of an offense that would be such offense
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
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.
The Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project is proud to be a member of the 2016 Combined Federal Campaign! The CFC’s “Show Some Love” campaign is an easy way for federal employees to make a tax-deductible donation to MAIP via payroll deduction. MAIP’s CFC designation number is #69231. Click here for details.
To everyone who was able to attend, thank you for making our 9th Annual Awards Luncheon such a big success! We are still working to meet our goal of raising $21,000 in honor of the 21 men we’ve helped exonerate.