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yesterday at 23:30. Facebook
“Prosecutors and other law enforcement officials, who oversee the labs, want to win cases. As a result, they cling to techniques that are of questionable value at best, if they aren’t provably useless.”

-The New York Times
Prosecutors and other law enforcement officials who oversee the labs want to

21,587 Reasons to Fix Forensic Science

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Cathleen Meléndez
Marie Callahan
Kimber Lee Mastatoulo
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yesterday at 19:43. Facebook
"Ledell Lee was executed knowing that he had a viable defense, finally a team of capable defenders, and a personal story to tell. Despite it all, he was put to death because the state of Arkansas didn’t want its lethal injection drugs to expire unused. In the end, what could have been more arbitrary?"

-Elizabeth Vartkessian, Executive Director of Advancing Real Change, who says she was first...
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Ledell Lee was executed knowing that he had a viable defense finally

Ledell Lee Never Had A Chance

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yesterday at 01:22. Facebook
“The struggle for justice doesn't end with me. This struggle is for all the Troy Davises who came before me and all the ones who will come after me ... I will not stop fighting until I've taken my last breath.”

-Troy Davis, like #LedellLee, maintained his innocence until his execution on Sept. 21, 2011

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(Photo: AP)
The struggle for justice doesnt end with me This struggle is for
Elizabeth Fletcher
Julie Sullivan
Art Rogers
Innocence Project
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04/26/2017 at 20:43. Facebook
"Jails are now overflowing with people who are awaiting trial. These individuals, who may be innocent of the crime they're charged with, account for 95% of the growth in the jail population over the past 15 years."

Keith Humphreys, Washington Post
Jails are now overflowing with people who are awaiting trial These individuals

We’re jailing way more people who’ve been convicted of exactly nothing

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Doc Johnson
Suzanne Kathleen Campbell
Molly Walts
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04/26/2017 at 20:29. Facebook
"It is undeniable that innocent people have been sentenced to death in Oklahoma. And the burden of wrongful convictions alone requires the systemic corrections recommended in this report."

-Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission, headed by former Gov. Brad Henry
It is undeniable that innocent people have been sentenced to death in

Oklahoma panel calls for reform before executions resume

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Doc Johnson
Tim Byrne
Susan Yates
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04/26/2017 at 18:18. Facebook
Our client Ronald Jacobsen has been serving a life sentence for a 1990 kidnapping and sexual assault the results of new DNA testing provide scientific proof of his innocence.
Our client Ronald Jacobsen has been serving a life sentence for a

New evidence of innocence in Georgia rape case

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Nancy M. Jensen
Patrick Stewart
Marie Callahan
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04/26/2017 at 02:46. Facebook
“Now that Sessions will not renew the NCFS, the progress being made in forensic science will slow, but it will not end.”

-Suzanne Bell, Commission Co-Chair
Now that Sessions will not renew the NCFS the progress being made

NCFS co-chair responds to DOJ decision not to renew commission

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Julie Fisk
Dot McGee
Kimber Lee Mastatoulo
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04/26/2017 at 00:35. Facebook
Since his exoneration 8 years ago, Johnnie Lindsey has been on a mission to free more innocent people in Texas. True Conviction documentary film
Since his exoneration 8 years ago Johnnie Lindsey has been on a

Happy freedom day, Johnnie!

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Karen Mills
Debbie McDaniel Carter
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04/25/2017 at 22:26. Facebook
Our efforts give us hope

That we can reap

The good and bad the tree provides for years to come.

-Carlos Sanchez, #NationalPoetryMonth
Our efforts give us hope That we can reap The good and

2 poems by Innocence Project client Carlos Sanchez will inspire

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04/25/2017 at 22:02. Facebook
No state or federal court has been willing to grant Jessie McKim relief in his murder conviction, despite consensus from several veteran forensic pathologists and doctors,that the victim died from a self-administered overdose of methamphetamine. via The Marshall Project
No state or federal court has been willing to grant Jessie McKim

Is It Murder if There’s No Homicide?

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Maria Brejner
Lee Anne
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Innocence Project
04/25/2017 at 01:50. Facebook
A fund to help Ledell Lee's family with funeral expenses has been setup by supporters in Arkansas. Please specify that your donation is for Ledell Lee when giving.

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(Ledell Lee pictured top right)
A fund to help Ledell Lees family with funeral expenses has been
Tim Byrne
Kathy Hostetler
Michaele McCarthy
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04/25/2017 at 00:06. Facebook
Happy 10 years of freedom to Jerry Miller who became the 200th DNA exoneree in 2007.

Watch his segment from Colbert Report: [ Owl.li Link ]
Happy 10 years of freedom to Jerry Miller who became the 200th DNA exoneree in 2007

A decade of freedom for the 200th DNA exoneree

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T.L. Marttinen
Terri Barnes
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04/24/2017 at 21:43. Facebook
“My dying words will always be, as it has been: ‘I am an innocent man’".

-#LedellLee

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“My dying words will always be as it has been: ‘I am an innocent man’"

Ledell Lee: 'My life on death row is like the Twilight Zone'

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Natalie Moran
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04/24/2017 at 18:32. Facebook
Hi, it's Barry. I'll be here to take your questions.
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04/24/2017 at 18:16. Facebook
Facebook Live with Barry Scheck in 15 minutes. See you soon.
Facebook Live with Barry Scheck in 15 minutes See you soon
Phyllis Carbone Clayton
May Henry
Lucy Montoya
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Innocence Project
04/24/2017 at 16:13. Facebook
"It's never too late to find out if you're executing the wrong man."

-Nina Morrison, Innocence Project, via CBC As It Happens
"It's never too late to find out if you're executing the wrong man"

DNA test may have cleared Arkansas man executed in rush to use expiring death penalty drugs: lawyer

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P.a. Long
Salina McCarty
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04/23/2017 at 21:17. Facebook
Be sure to see the outstanding True Conviction documentary film that just premiered at Tribeca. We're extremely inspired by Steven Philips, Christopher Scott, and Johnny Lindsey who are dedicated to helping free other Texans wrongly convicted just like they were.

Follow and support House of Renewed Hope.
Be sure to see the outstanding True Conviction documentary film that just

'True Conviction' Doc Shows A New Kind Of Freedom Fighters

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Maddy DeLone
Kimber Lee Mastatoulo
Alice Mcintire
Innocence Project
Innocence Project
04/23/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
Can you guess how many lawyers were on staff in 1992?
Can you guess how many lawyers were on staff in 1992

Key moments from 25 years of the Innocence Project

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Dolly Odonnell
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04/23/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
“We knew that this new DNA technology would not only prove people guilty, but also prove people innocent.” 25years.innocenceproject.org

-Barry Scheck
We knew that this new DNA technology would not only prove people
Eve Bassinger
Mary Fuller
Mar Lin
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Innocence Project
04/22/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Barry Scheck will be taking your question on Monday at 2:30 p.m. ET right here on Facebook Live. Leave him a question below.
Barry Scheck will be taking your question on Monday at 230 pm

Chat with Innocence Project Co-Founder Barry Scheck on Facebook Live

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