Archive for May, 2012

National Registry of Exonerations Released Today

Since 1989, more than 2,000 people have been victims of wrongful conviction in felony cases.  Now nearly 900 of these exonerations are profiled, with searchable data and summaries of the cases on the National Registry of Exonerations, a new joint project of the University of Michigan Law School and the Center on Wrongful Convictions at …

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Massachusetts DNA Access Law Goes into Effect Today!

Today the Post Conviction Access to Forensic and Scientific Analysis Act goes into effect in Massachusetts, allowing potentially innocent inmates access to DNA evidence in their cases. This law represents years of hard work and is a huge step in the right direction for …

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SAVE THE DATE! June 29, 2012 Training

Upcoming NEIP Forensic Science/Innocence Litigation Training

NEIP is excited to announce our upcoming Forensic Science/Innocence Litigation Training on June 29th, 2012! This annual one-day event is aimed at educating lawyers and other interested parties about the latest information on causes of wrongful convictions and litigation options. …

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NPR Runs Story on Michael Morton

Check out this powerful story about the Michael Morton case that ran over the weekend on NPR.

Read more about the case in our archives.

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