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October 4, 2016 Is International Wrongful Conviction Day

Wrongful Conviction Day is an international day to raise awareness of the causes and remedies of wrongful conviction and to recognize the tremendous personal, social, and emotional costs of wrongful conviction for innocent people and their families. Wrongful Conviction Day began as an effort of the Innocence Network, an affiliation of organizations dedicated to providing pro bono legal and investigative services to individuals …

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Supporters Of Jeff Havard Are Asking For Donations To Fund Prison Canteen

Jeff Havard currently sits wrongfully convicted on death row in Mississippi for a crime that never happened. He has recently been granted an evidentiary hearing based on new evidence in his favor, but the hearing is not set to take place until August of 2017.  The Committee to Free Jeff Havard, a group I am a part of, has set …

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Attorney General’s Decision To Appeal Brendan Dassey’s Overturned Conviction Lacks Common Sense

The state of Wisconsin has decided to appeal federal judge William E. Duffin ‘s August 12 decision to overturn Brendan Dassey’s 2007 conviction for the murder of 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005. After Judge Duffin’s decision last month, the state was left with three options; free Dassey, take his case back to trial, or appeal the judge’s decision to …

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