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We've restocked our sold-out mugs just in time for #NationalCoffeeDay! To celebrate, we're offering 15% off our mug… https://t.co/qz9hdtTdmG“When you are finally free, you realize freedom isn’t free," said Innocence Project client Clemente Aguirre-Jarquin… https://t.co/ZPhNC8GtlrIn Texas, the Court of Criminal Appeals has the sole power to overturn wrongful convictions and death sentences. Le… https://t.co/4pdCp4yZ5R
9/29
2020
Want to learn more about wrongful conviction and how the Innocence Network is working to tackle injustice? Tune in… https://t.co/aG9dXNJ57D.@StateRepTCarter is a 25-year veteran of the Wayne County Sheriff’s department in Michigan. Read this powerful op-… https://t.co/rT9Ztk7o9zCongress cannot ignore the health of the millions of people in our nation’s jails, prisons, and detention centers.… https://t.co/AOhtShYdf2 @ClearlyMe @Facebook Hi there! If you register here, we'll send you a link to watch on Vimeo. It'll also be livestr… https://t.co/vcqYegaW8p“It was a surreal moment. It’s been a long journey from the beginning," said Troy Burner, a @MidAtlanticIP client. https://t.co/08r9q5UMrG
9/28
2020
For the first time ever, we’re bringing our fall event to all our supporters, everywhere! On Oct. 21, join us on Fa… https://t.co/cAd9bcaiSV“The great majority of wrongful convictions are never discovered, so the scope of the problem is much greater than… https://t.co/2y5yJS6IBL
9/27
2020
.@tyra_imani spent 20 years in prison in Ohio for a crime she didn't commit. In this powerful op-ed, she lays out w… https://t.co/XVPeG4wszyWant to learn more about wrongful conviction and how the Innocence Network is working to tackle injustice? Tune in… https://t.co/2J2cEnUvU5
9/26
2020
“This is a case where, under the threat of death, a woman who had no prior experience with the criminal justice sys… https://t.co/WwaWtcZvyhLast week, Robert DuBoise was exonerated after nearly 37 years in prison. Arrested at 18, Robert spent his entire a… https://t.co/5HRwrxTtkHA heartfelt congratulations to Archie Williams, who lived out a life-long dream over the last two months by perform… https://t.co/jLeLZmupeO
9/25
2020
After 14 years of wrongful conviction, Jason Lively is now free, thanks to the @WVinnocence! https://t.co/8fD33kXfdxOur client Rosa Jimenez has spent 15 years in prison for a crime she's always said she didn't commit. Several judge… https://t.co/uvOTAykFhFWatch live: Maryland exonerees Walter Lomax, Eric Simmons and Alfred Chestnut testify in support of improving trans… https://t.co/fnmrMsp5r0Many wrongful convictions in Maryland involved police misconduct. Yet accountability & justice in these cases are r… https://t.co/eElmuUIu4WPrepare to feel a little closer to the sky with @Archieisfree and @marvinwinans' angelic performance! 👼 https://t.co/orMIXpOhyi
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9/24
2020
A grand jury indicted one of three police officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s case today. The charges stem from s… https://t.co/x43dzmWT6WMore than 125,000 people in prisons have tested positive for COVID-19. https://t.co/R0imyab7fUWe're thrilled to welcome @figuthrie to the team! https://t.co/UhKNQJOBeWVote here: https://t.co/4LWY7rOnhtCheck out @Archieisfree's performance, and then vote! https://t.co/C61OtTRTqJVoting is open! We’re rooting for you @Archieisfreehttps://t.co/1S32btHH3f
9/23
2020
After 36 years of wrongful imprisonment, Archie Williams is chasing a dream deferred. Catch @Archieisfree on the… https://t.co/rfG8uJ8CvZConcealing exculpatory evidence is the most common form of misconduct in wrongful conviction cases, a new study fou… https://t.co/bZTNBWQ6za
9/22
2020
Troy Davis was executed in 2011, despite serious doubts about his guilt. Pervis Payne, a Black man in Tennessee, fa… https://t.co/DA6VWkYZk6Last week, Robert DuBoise was exonerated after nearly 37 years in prison. Arrested at 18, Robert spent his entire a… https://t.co/8ZTHuJE7cJMost wrongful conviction cases involving misconduct were affected by more than one type of misconduct. https://t.co/6TpRYEvWGJ
9/21
2020
.@JarrettFocused was 17 when he was wrongfully convicted. He was freed after a decade with the help of the… https://t.co/O8RC5prErC
9/20
2020
“Official misconduct damages truth-seeking by our criminal justice system and undermines public confidence ... It s… https://t.co/oMlu9rMc4Y“The death penalty is inextricably linked to our history of slavery, of lynching, and Jim Crow segregation, and we… https://t.co/m2Ya3kPLXoThe Innocence Project mourns the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Justice Ginsburg's relentless pursuit of a more pe… https://t.co/NC3iXnL34B
9/19
2020
You can take action to help change this policy here: https://t.co/xgO0qqZ7WoIf you'd like to support Robert, you can do so here: https://t.co/pNRiY43Zv5After 37 years of wrongful conviction, Robert DuBoise may not get a cent of the $1.8 million in compensation that h… https://t.co/b6efdROniNVirginia, it's time to take action! Today there is a senate committee hearing on HB 5090 which would make criminal… https://t.co/7Mu73fvZJ0“We have deep societal roots to the way that we see each other ... We also have deep societal roots to the way that… https://t.co/fg2GDa2mif
9/18
2020
Over the past 30 years, police or prosecutor misconduct contributed to more than half of the 2,400 wrongful convict… https://t.co/U5eV8GPx7yIf you'd like to support Robert as he rebuilds his life after nearly four decades of wrongful imprisonment, you can… https://t.co/JZ9bieAhTm“Mr. Payne has always maintained his innocence and having this opportunity after 33 years to get to the evidence, t… https://t.co/T30QJcMVmMFlorida: Will you urge your state lawmakers to fix the the state's broken compensation law? Add your name to suppor… https://t.co/K1aweoRfZTRobert DuBoise was finally exonerated on Monday after 37 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, but he may n… https://t.co/gHFcey5FWJEmon Barnes was released last week after spending 19 years in prison for a crime he's always said he didn't commit.… https://t.co/9QpkBYABHF
9/17
2020
Criminal intelligence databases contain information about people who "should be" monitored because they "might comm… https://t.co/jfCi1GdunrSince 1977, 295 Black people were executed for killing a white person, compared to 21 white people were executed fo… https://t.co/AwTFjb4ieqLaw enforcement should not have access to contact tracing data, which could be used against innocent people in the… https://t.co/2bdjuAU9JGBREAKING: The Shelby County Criminal Court just ordered DNA testing of crime scene evidence that has never been tes… https://t.co/ooT6MpMiZWBREAKING: A judge has granted DNA testing of the evidence in Pervis Payne’s case. https://t.co/ueXiyFdcni
9/16
2020
Robert DuBoise was only 18 when he was accused of murder. Robert always maintained his innocence, and yesterday, af… https://t.co/qBPg46Vn45Black and brown communities face duel pandemics: COVID-19 & systemic racism. Contact tracing is key to stopping the… https://t.co/qZGMSrIU0n"The question is how many more Josh Maxtons took plea bargains or went to trial or were convicted of crimes without… https://t.co/vl0knhRPKUPervis Payne's intellectual disability means it's unconstitutional to execute him, but Tennessee doesn't have a pro… https://t.co/mUs4vWYkgf
9/15
2020
Today, Pervis Payne is missing yet another family celebration — his younger sister's birthday. Instead of being at… https://t.co/GwHQsZxO6fICYMI: Yesterday was National Grandparents Day — a special day for these exonerees, who are now loving being grandp… https://t.co/a1Bau6jMaqBREAKING: Robert DuBoise is officially exonerated from all charges after nearly 37 years of wrongful conviction. Fo… https://t.co/cS6a3DWWpBOur client Robert DuBoise was officially exonerated today. Robert spent nearly 37 years in prison in Florida for a… https://t.co/EFXKhEiyVuIn light of Joshua Maxton's case, the City of Cincinnati has agreed to an unprecedented audit of its DNA-based homi… https://t.co/pRom3dPWv2
9/14
2020
Today is #NationalGrandparentsDay! It's a particularly special day for exonerees who were taken from their families… https://t.co/Fruvm0iwEc
9/13
2020
Black drivers and people of color are suspected and searched at disproportionate rates. And most people who are sto… https://t.co/fFlipYG8ozPervis Payne is facing execution on Dec. 3, in Tennessee, despite living with an intellectual disability and mainta… https://t.co/Uyro8G83Oc.@JarrettFocused leading the way!
9/12
2020
“We’re letting people know we see what you’re doing, we understand what you’re doing. We don’t think it’s right. We… https://t.co/lw4Giw0HBMJarrett Adams was 17 when he was wrongfully convicted. He was freed after a decade with the help of the… https://t.co/bDRv8MecCYCongrats to @Archieisfree on moving on to the @AGT finales! https://t.co/fqzKmWbfLu
9/11
2020
Lee Arthur Hester was wrongfully convicted as a 14-year-old in 1961 in Illinois. The case against him was full of "… https://t.co/qXWfgWwMzNMeet @ChristinaSwarns, our new executive director! Christina has had an incredible career and is passionate about m… https://t.co/Qvm9lJMHmx
9/10
2020
Last month, @NorCalInnocence client Bob Fenwick's case was dismissed. Bob spent nearly 30 years in prison for a cri… https://t.co/Kp6gWpfguaThe injustice Curtis Flowers experienced is just a snapshot of how prosecutorial misconduct — which can include fal… https://t.co/E3XJvQvNRj👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 @Archieisfree! https://t.co/wnVdF6npnJ
9/9
2020
Pervis Payne has spent 33 years on death row in Tennessee for a crime he's always said he didn't commit. The eviden… https://t.co/Pqp9A5dd0NWe are thrilled to welcome @ChristinaSwarns to the team as our new executive director today! Coincidentally, Christ… https://t.co/vFp4eekZzXWithout access to criminal investigation records innocence organizations cannot overturn wrongful convictions and c… https://t.co/lvUqFBbC2r
9/8
2020
Pervis Payne is facing execution on Dec. 3, in Tennessee, despite living with an intellectual disability and mainta… https://t.co/2EhlwjAuEz“It’s like I was locked in a cage in the dark for 11 years and then someone came and opened the door,” said… https://t.co/livWQwMXlL
9/7
2020
"Today, I am finally free from the injustice that left me locked in a box for nearly twenty three years." https://t.co/wG3yJDhAlAAt least 115,000 people in prisons have tested positive for COVID-19. https://t.co/014gVp9x37
9/6
2020
“To be honest, I wasn’t elated because I knew from day one I didn’t have anything to do with having a firearm," sai… https://t.co/FPD30nUEmK
9/5
2020
Breaking News: Mississippi dropped charges against Curtis Flowers, a Black man tried six times for murder. The pros… https://t.co/XNo0DMYCr9
Retweeted by The Innocence ProjectPervis Payne is facing execution on Dec. 3, in Tennessee, despite living with an intellectual disability and mainta… https://t.co/NmYsA7mF9aAfter 27 years of wrongful imprisonment, Ronnie Qualls, a client of @BCInnocence, was officially exonerated this we… https://t.co/09TMZN5JzIVirginia: It’s time to take action and urge your lawmakers to support HB 5090 to end secrecy around criminal invest… https://t.co/zALejew8NVWithout access to criminal investigation records innocence organizations cannot overturn wrongful convictions and c… https://t.co/rjOVCDTBrH
9/4
2020
More than 108,000 incarcerated people have tested positive for COVID-19. https://t.co/014gVp9x37Pervis Payne has always maintained his innocence, yet he is scheduled to be executed on Dec. 3 in Tennessee, where… https://t.co/1rwix6t64vInspired by the injustice he overcame as a wrongfully convicted teen, Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five has writt… https://t.co/By2VwmflhE
9/3
2020
Allowing the public to have access to law enforcement disciplinary records is the first step in preventing police b… https://t.co/psCNTYdmy1Virginia: It’s time to make criminal investigation records public so we can overturn wrongful convictions. Urge you… https://t.co/kfp7A1Gfva
9/2
2020
Last week, a judge vacated the conviction of Eddie Lee Howard, Jr. in Mississippi. Eddie's conviction was based lar… https://t.co/4UQHYyCTBP“What does the district attorney’s office have to hide? All we’re asking is for DNA to be tested," said Van Turner,… https://t.co/jsc5abz5fxEddie Lee Howard, Jr. is the 34th person wrongfully accused and convicted based on the pseudo-science of bite mark… https://t.co/JH25vpfdig
9/1
2020
Reform at the state-level is crucial to preventing wrongful convictions — requiring interrogations to be recorded a… https://t.co/XreH0Cya6cWe are celebrating you and @JessicaBetts —Congratulations!! <3 https://t.co/YMd5gnb9LMAllowing the public to have access to law enforcement disciplinary records is the first step in preventing police b… https://t.co/9CoEAiE08eVirginia: It’s time to make criminal investigation records public so we can overturn wrongful convictions. Urge you… https://t.co/JiNxDyPC7J
8/31
2020
“We are not beholden to the police or their unions. We are beholden to the people who put their faith and trust in… https://t.co/PaONBgNkHxRonnie Long spent 44 years in prison for a crime he always said he did not commit. He was released this week on his… https://t.co/Obu3kkimmp
8/30
2020
This week, our client, Robert DuBoise, was released after nearly 37 years in prison. Robert was wrongfully convicte… https://t.co/daYDKAPouO
8/29
2020

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