Format: 2014-11
Apr 17, 2014 - That kind of bias not only contributes to guilty verdicts for the innocent, it tilts the playing field toward death, particularly for defendants of color.
Dec 19, 2013
Associated Press - Barry Scheck, co-founder of the Innocence Project, said although Richardson's case is closed, the group would continue to seek to have the DNA results put into a state database in hopes of finding Reyes' killer.
Dec 5, 2013
CNN - Like nearly all the 311 DNA exonerations in the United States, Morton's story exposes enormous flaws in the criminal justice system. Morton almost certainly would have never been convicted if the prosecutor had not failed to turn over critical evidence pointing to his innocence.
Mar 11, 2013
Michael Morton and Cynthia May Chessman politely told the approximately 200 guests invited to their wedding on Saturday to resist giving them gifts. Instead, they asked relatives and friends to donate to the Innocence Project, the nonprofit group founded at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University that uses DNA evidence to free the wrongfully convicted from prison.
Jan 29, 2013
Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld, two of the nation's most prominent civil rights attorneys and the co-founders of the Innocence Project, have received the New York State Bar Association's Gold Medal, the organization's highest honor.
Jan 25, 2013
The first DNA exoneration was seen in 1989, and since then there have been 301 more people proven innocent.