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

A trial judge even declared Spencer innocent and concluded the evidence that put him behind bars was falling apart. That was 10 years ago. A higher court ruled that was not enough to warrant a new trial. And Spencer remains in a maximum security prison.

... the lead defense attorney, and many of the law enforcement officers who would be needed as witnesses," prosecutors acknowledge in their appeal. Jones' Innocence Project New Orleans attorneys said an appeal of Anderson's ruling is a waste of resources and an effort to further deny his legal rights.

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