June 23rd, 2010
Conviction, a movie based on the incredible true story of NEIP exoneree Kenny Waters and his sister Betty Anne, is set to be released October 15, 2010. The movie stars Hilary Swank as Betty Anne Waters. After her brother was wrongly convicted of murder and robbery, sentenced to life in prison, and had exhausted all of his appeals, Betty Anne determined it was up to her to save her brother. A mother of two small boys, Betty Anne worked tirelessly for her brother’s cause, earning her GED, Bachelor’s Degree, and finally a law degree in the hopes of exonerating Kenny. She worked with Innocence Project and NEIP attorneys to prove Kenny’s innocence.