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.
Facts on DNA Exonerations in the United States
Includes general fast facts and demographics on DNA Exonerations
Research on Forensic Science Problems and Their Impact on Wrongful Convictions
The Innocence Project studied more than 360 DNA exonerations and found problems in the use of forensic science.
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.
Exonerated Nation is non-profit based in Oakland that serves California exonerees.
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.
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 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.