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Freedom Lost and Won: Exoneree Sings Their Story

Antoine Day clearly remembers the moment he was released from prison, after serving 10 years for a murder he didn’t commit. Full Story (Read More) Freedom Lost and Won: Exoneree Sings Their Story

Innocence Project Garners 300 Exonerations

As “Innocence Project” garners 300 exonerations, directors say milestone equals small victory in large fight. (Read More) Innocence Project Garners 300 Exonerations

Fingerprint Misidentification Leads To Wrongful Conviction In Indiana

Fingerprint Misidentification Leads to Wrongful Conviction in Indiana (Read More) Fingerprint Misidentification Leads To Wrongful Conviction In Indiana

Damon Thibodeaux 300th person to be exonerated by DNA evidence

On September 28th, Damon Thibodeaux became the 300th person to be exonerated by DNA evidence.  Tragically, Damon, who was just 22 when he was arrested for the murder of his 14-year-old cousin, is also the 18th person to have served time on … (Read More) Damon Thibodeaux 300th person to be exonerated by DNA evidence

DNA Excludes Kerry Robinson

http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/story/17902683/i-team-the-gbi-and-dna-pt-2 (Read More) DNA Excludes Kerry Robinson

Idaho Innocence Project Update

Mr. Big Technique used in Burns/Rafay Confession under scrutiny.http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/editorials/the-mr-big-policing-technique-may-produce-questionable-confessions/article4560050/ There is a hearing on Monday in Georgia for Kerry Robinson’s case. For more information please click on the link below.http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/story/17902683/i-team-the-gbi-and-dna-pt-2 CHRIS TAPP vs. STATE OF IDAHO Pocatello Local News 8 … (Read More) Idaho Innocence Project Update

Forensic Science Friday at BSU!

This Friday, September 28th, Director of the Idaho Innocence Project Dr. Greg Hampikian will be spotlighted as the first guest on National Public Radio’s Science Friday with Ira Flato. The show is locally sponsored by the Micron Foundation and Idaho National Laboratory … (Read More) Forensic Science Friday at BSU!

Forensic investigation needs more science – Innocence Project calls on chemists to support forensics reform.

Written by David Cressey for Nature and Scientific American August 23rd 2012 A group that has used DNA evidence to free nearly 300 wrongly convicted people from prison reached out to scientists this week, asking chemists to engage with forensic … (Read More) Forensic investigation needs more science – Innocence Project calls on chemists to support forensics reform.

Forensic Science And The Innocence Project : A symposium at the ACS meeting illuminates challenges for and rifts in the justice system

Published in Chemical and Engineering News Volume 90 Issue 37 | pp. 11-15. September 10, 2012 Written by Carmen Drahl Steven Barnes’s truck was muddy. As he pulled up on a September day in 1985 to a roadblock for what … (Read More) Forensic Science And The Innocence Project : A symposium at the ACS meeting illuminates challenges for and rifts in the justice system

The Confession on NBC’s Dateline August 25th 10/9c

An Idaho murder case from 1996 is coming under new scrutiny with the help of the Idaho Innocence Project. This Friday, Aug. 24, NBC-Dateline will premiere “The Confession. A mother fights to free the man convicted in her daughter’s murder.” … (Read More) The Confession on NBC’s Dateline August 25th 10/9c