Innocence Project Northwest

Our Mission: Free the Innocent

Innocence Project Northwest provides legal and investigative services to Washington prisoners seeking to prove their innocence. Through education and advocacy, IPNW works to prevent future wrongful convictions and encourage support for exonerees as they rebuild their lives in freedom. Learn more and get involved.

Wrongful Convictions by the Numbers

News & Notes

You can hear it in his voice as he talks about the police detectives who put together the case against him all those years ago. Despite a $7.5 million settlement with the city, he's angry. "To the Louisville police, shame on y'all. Shame on y'all," he said at a press conference in which he and his lawyer and Jerome Camp, the brother of the man he was convicted of killing, called for a new investigation.

The number of exonerations involving wrongdoing by police, prosecutors and other government workers set a record last year, according to a report released on Wednesday. The findings are part of a larger trend that reflects America's more aggressive attempts to expose and understand the causes of wrongful convictions.

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