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Wrongful Conviction Links

Links on the page were provided by Robert Schehr, at Northern Arizona University. The first set of links include research sites and general information. These links are followed by a listing of “Innocence Project” sites across the United States.

Justice Information/Magazines/News

Research Sites and Statistics

Other Organizations

Innocence Projects in the United States

(April 2003)


Arizona Justice Project

Larry Hammond

C/O Osborn Maledon

Suite 2100

2929 N. Central Ave.

Phoenix, AZ 85012


Northern Arizona Justice Project

Robert Schehr, Project Director

John Trebon, Legal Director

Department of Criminal Justice

Northern Arizona University

P.O. Box 15005

Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5005



Arkansas Innocence Project

Inmate Contact:

Arkansas Innocence Project

P.O. Box 322

Chery Valley, AR 72324

Project Contact:

Robert Lightfoot

Arkansas Innocence Project

431 County Rd. 300

Cherry Valley, AR 72324



California Innocence Project

Justin Brooks, Director

California Innocence Project

California Western School of Law

225 Cedar St.

San Diego, CA 92101-3046


Northern California Innocence Project

Cookie Ridolfi, Executive Director

Northern California Innocence Project

Santa Clara University Law School

University School of Law

874 Lafayette, St.

Santa Clara, CA 95050



Colorado Innocence Project

James E. Scarboro

Colorado Innocence Project

P.O. Box 2909

Denver, CO 80201-2909



Office of the Public Defender

Lisa M. Schwind, Director

Office of the Public Defender

Carvel State Building

820 French Street, 3rd Floor

Wilmington, DE 19801


District of Columbia

Innocence Project of the National Capital Region

Misty Thomas, Project Coordinator

Innocence Project of the National Capital Region

American University Washington College of Law

4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW



Florida Innocence Project

Catherine Arcabascio, Co-Director, or Crag Trocino

Florida Innocence Project

Nova Southeastern University

Shepard Broad Law Center

3305 College Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314



Georgia Innocence Project

Aimee Maxwell, Executive Director

Georgia Innocence Project 730 Peachtree St., Suite 705

Atlanta, GA 30308



Idaho Innocence Project

Craig Lewis

Idaho Innocence Project

College of Law, University of Idaho

Moscow, ID 83844-2321



Center on Wrongful Convictions and the Death Penalty

Robert Warden, Executive Director

Larry Marshall, Legal Director

Jennifer Linzer

Center on Wrongful Convictions

Northwestern University School of Law

357 East Chicago Ave.

Chicago, IL 60611


Medill Innocence Project

Emily Capotocny

Medill Innocence Project

1845 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 6020802101


Downstate Illinois Innocence Project

Bill Clutter

Nancy Ford

Downstate Illinois Innocence Project

University of Illinois at Springfield

Center for Legal Studies

P.O. Box 19243

Springfield, IL 62794



Innocence Project Indiana

Fran Hardy

Innocence Project Indiana

Indiana University School of Law

530 West New York St.

Indianapolis, IN 46202



Iowa Innocence Project

Diana Cavigliano

Iowa Innocence Project

P.O. Box 442321



Kentucky Innocence Project

Gordon Rahn, Program Coordinator

Kentucky Innocence Project

Department of Public Advocacy

P.O. Box 555

Eddyville, KY 42038


Louisiana and Mississippi

Innocence Project New Orleans

Robert Hoelscher, Executive Director

Emily Bolton, Legal Director

Innocence Project New Orleans

Second Floor

636 Baronne Street

New Orleans, LA 70113



Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Office of the Public Defender

1 Calvert Plaza, Suite 1610

Baltimore, MD 21202



New England Innocence Project

Kristin Cronin, Coordinator

New England Innocence Project

Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault

125 High Street

Oliver Street Tower

Boston, MA 02110



Thomas M. Cooley Innocence Project

Kathy Swedlow, Deputy Director

Thomas M. Cooley Innocence Project

300 South Capitol Avenue

P.O. Box 13038

Lansing, MI 48901



Innocence Project of Minnesota

Erika Applebaum, Executive Director

Innocence Project of Minnesota

Hamline University Law School

1536 Hewitt Ave.

St. Paul, MN 55104



Midwestern Innocence Project

Ellen Suni, President

Phil Gribson, Director

Midwestern Innocence Project at UMKC

5100 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, MO 64110


New Jersey

Centurion Ministries

Jim McCloskey, Executive Director

Heather McNally, Case Development Manager

Centurion Ministries

221 Witherspoon St.

Princeton, NJ 08542


New Mexico

New Mexico Innocence and Justice Project

April Land, Director

New Mexico Innocence and Justice Project

University of New Mexico Law School

1117 Stanford NE

Albuquerque, NM 87131


New York

Innocence Project

Aliza Kaplan, Deputy Director

Benjamin Cardozo School of Law

55 Fifth Ave. 11th floor

New York, NY 10003


Pace Post-Conviction Project

Adele Bernhard, Law Professor

Pace Post-Conviction Project

78 North Broadway, Room G210

White Plains, NY 10603


Second Look Project

Daniel S. Medwed, Assistant Director

William E. Hellerstein, Director

Second Look Program

Brooklyn Law School

250 Joralemon St.

Brooklyn, NY 11201



Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center Innocence Project

Carol Turowski

Mark Godsey

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center

11075 East Boulevard

Cleveland, OH 44106-7148


Ohio Innocence Project

Innocence Project

College of Law

University of Cincinnati

P.O. Box 210040

Cincinnati, OH 45221-0040



Jamie Pybas

DNA Forensic Testing Program

1660 Cross Center Drive

Norman, OK 73019



Innocence Project West

Dennis Clark

Innocence Project West

4702 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road, #30

Portland, OR 97225



Innocence Project of Western Pennsylvania

Bill Moushey, Director

Innocence Institute of Western PA

Department of Journalism and Mass Communications

Point Park College

201 Wood St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15222


Duquesne University School of Law Innocence Project

John Rago, Dean

Duquesne University School of Law Innocence Project

600 Forbes Avenue

632 Fisher Hall

Pittsburgh, PA 15282


Penn State Criminal Justice Project

Timothy Prendergast or Professor Tom Place

Penn State Criminal Justice Project

Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law

150 S. College Street

Carlisle, PA 17013


South Carolina

Palmetto Innocence Project

Joe McCulloch, Director

Palmetto Innocence Project

P.O. Box 11623

Columbia, SC 29211



Tennessee Innocence Project

Kenneth Irvine, President

Tennessee Innocence Project

C/O UT Pro Bono

UT Legal Clinic

1505 W. Cumberland Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37996-1810



MASS, Inc. (Mothers (and Fathers) for the Advancement of Social Services)


MASS, Inc.

P.O. Box 225067

Dallas, TX 75222-5067


Joyce Ann Brown, President/CEO

MASS, Inc.

6301 Gaston Ave., Suite 300

Dallas, TX 75214


Texas Innocence Network

David Dow

Texas Innocence Network

University of Houston Law Center

100 Law Center

Houston, TX 77204-6371



Rocky Mountain Innocence Center

Don Topham, Legal Director

Rocky Mountain Innocence Center

Arrow Press Building, Suite 204

123 South West Temple

Salt Lake City, UT 84102



Innocence Project Northwest

Jacqueline McMurtrie, Director

Innocence Project Northwest Clinic

University of Washington School of Law

1100 NE Campus Parkway

Seattle, WA 98105-6617



University of Wisconsin Law School Innocence Project

Keith Findley or John Pray (Co-Directors)

University of Wisconsin Law School Innocence Project

Remington Center

Madison, WI 53706-1399


Innocence Projects Located Outside the United States


Griffith University School of Law Innocence Project

Lynne Weathered

Griffith University School of Law

PMB 50 Gold Coast Mail Centre

Queensland, 9726 Australia


University of Technology, SydneyInnocence Project

Kirsen Edwards, UTS Law Faculty

P.O. Box 123

Broadway NSW, 2007



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