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ELA Level 6 -Dyani Bartlett - Resources for Students: Innocence Project Resources


Below are some resources to help you with your Innocence Project Assignment.  If you need help using them, please let me know.  We can set up a time to meet over Zoom and I will help you understand how to use them.



"We exonerate the innocent through DNA testing and reform the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice."



Statement: "We pursue true justice by freeing innocent people and reforming our system."


  • Convicting the Innocent: DNA Exonerations Database 
    A project of Duke University School of Law and the Duke Center for Science and Justice.

  • Deskovic Foundation 
    The Deskovic Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the exoneration of the wrongfully convicted, their recovery, and reform of the system that allows these miscarriages of justice to take place.

  • Exonerated Nation 
    Exonerated Nation is non-profit based in Oakland that serves California exonerees.

  • Healing Justice Project 
    Healing Justice is a national nonprofit organization addressing the individual and collective harm caused by wrongful convictions, through restorative justice and justice reform. Visit their Resources page to find resources for crime victims and their families.

  • House of Renewed Hope 
    House of Renewed Hope is a non-profit organization dedicated to working to exonerate wrongfully convicted prisoners. While working on individual cases, House of Renewed Hope also advocates for legislative changes regarding the criminal justice system.

  • Miracle of Innocence 
    After an assessment and acceptance process, Miracle of Innocence assists innocent prisoners with referrals for legal representation. They also assist with legal resources for case investigation, case development, trial resources, appeals, and prisoner representation.

  • The National Registry of Exonerations 
    A project of the Newkirk Center for Science & Society at University of California Irvine, the University of Michigan Law School and Michigan State University College of Law.

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