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We work to help free innocent people from prison and reform laws to prevent wrongful convictions.

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@nycpa @WeAreLiberated @ColorOfChange Questions for the group? Let us know and we will ask them on Thursday.The injustice that drives #ToKillAMockingbird is still today’s news. On Thursday, Public Advocate Williams will joi… https://t.co/LbhZvSFmGF
Retweeted by Innocence ProjectToday we extend our deepest condolences to the Bryant family, our partners at @NBA_Coaches @NBA, and everyone impac… https://t.co/VfMS1u5hnnJames Dailey has been on death row for more than 30 years for a crime he has always said he did not commit. He was… https://t.co/Nj4egdoeIQThe injustice that drives #tokillamockingbird lives with us today. On Thursday @WeAreLiberated @innocence &… https://t.co/MX9ZRNxPKq
Retweeted by Innocence ProjectNearly three years ago, #LedellLee and seven others were quickly scheduled to be executed ahead of the expiration d… https://t.co/CgIrLOyM3N
1/27
2020
Last October, a judge threw out Rosa Jimenez's conviction, but she still hasn't had a retrial or been released. Our… https://t.co/9yFrFxz2wkThis is amazing 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 https://t.co/GxW78VP80K
1/26
2020
No physical evidence directly connected #LedellLee to the crime for which he was executed. https://t.co/k8VY9GFpeJDuring her deeply flawed trial, the prosecutor was recorded saying: “Despite being from Mexico, she’s very intellig… https://t.co/7vwncI7x0m
Retweeted by Innocence ProjectDNA and forensic evidence, when tested and used correctly, can be important in proving a person's innocence. But th… https://t.co/onmdhdn0rBThe overwhelming majority of who are released — instead of being detained because they cannot afford bail — show up… https://t.co/sxLCjR5OsJGerry Thomas was freed and exonerated this month in Detroit, Michigan, after nearly 30 years in prison for a crime… https://t.co/oHGBuEPMyA
1/25
2020
James Dailey has been on death row for more than 30 years for a crime he has always said he did not commit. He was… https://t.co/DkVnfOXXWZImportant: Ledell Lee was executed after being DENIED the chance for DNA testing, which could have proven his innoc… https://t.co/6E4zJZRnbZ
Retweeted by Innocence Project.@JPDArkansas: release the evidence in the case of #LedellLee who was executed before DNA and fingerprint testing c… https://t.co/6rJUKHNZlP
Retweeted by Innocence ProjectThank you for joining us in our pursuit of the truth on behalf of #LedellLee and his family @coldplay!… https://t.co/y7Ues7isn7Last October, a judge threw out Rosa Jimenez's conviction, but she still hasn't had a retrial or been released. Our… https://t.co/TgbT2YFbBd“We just want to clear his name and we don’t want his name to go in vain.” — Patricia Young, #LedellLee's sister https://t.co/eOGYsuUw3bThe family of Ledell Lee is working with @innocence @ArkansasACLU @ACLU and @HoganLovells to get DNA tested that co… https://t.co/iMJv0jURhJ
Retweeted by Innocence ProjectIf you think the death penalty is fair and just, you may not know about Ledell Lee. On this week's episode of At L… https://t.co/xxlyBcCHDb
Retweeted by Innocence ProjectWe're hiring — we're looking for an enthusiastic attorney to join our post-conviction litigation team. If that soun… https://t.co/zGe5HTUQKlIf Jacksonville allows DNA and fingerprint testing in #LedellLee's case, the results could provide definitive proof… https://t.co/OCYf8LFK4z
1/24
2020
"It is now clear that the state’s forensic experts from trial misinterpreted the evidence in plain sight" —… https://t.co/Alz81Cks4pNew analysis provides powerful evidence supporting Ledell Lee's longtime claim that he was innocent. Along with the… https://t.co/wK6I6f7w8Z
Retweeted by Innocence ProjectIt was a travesty when @AsaHutchinson and @AGRutledge moved forward with Ledell Lee's execution without testing DNA… https://t.co/hsMZk6wNyO
Retweeted by Innocence ProjectNearly three years ago, #LedellLee and seven others were quickly scheduled to be executed ahead of the expiration d… https://t.co/YRdBbPifCe @ArkansasACLU @ACLU @HoganLovells @JPDArkansas Sign your name to our petition and join us in seeking justice: https://t.co/402KveS8IH @ArkansasACLU @ACLU @HoganLovells @JPDArkansas Learn more about #LedellLee's case: https://t.co/hscPGwNZ52“There is powerful evidence that #LedellLee might have been innocent.” —@Nina_R_Morr, @innocence https://t.co/lo06jbUtCm“We just want to know the truth. If science can get to the truth, we hope the courts will allow that testing, so t… https://t.co/x0VFNUJVbS“My brother proclaimed his innocence until his dying breath. From the day he was arrested until the day he died, L… https://t.co/cZ1UX4Zctr“On the night of his execution, we did promise #LedellLee that we’d continue to investigate his case.” —Cassandra S… https://t.co/zoOYXuP7ZwBREAKING: @innocence @ArkansasACLU @ACLU @HoganLovells are suing @JPDArkansas to release DNA and fingerprint eviden… https://t.co/ep0QCW4T0AKevin Baker and Sean Washington were wrongfully convicted 25 years ago in New Jersey. Their conviction was reversed… https://t.co/XF2LDjJ4ML
1/23
2020
"The Mockingbird Project" is sure to be a powerful evening of discussion. Have you bought your tickets to join us,… https://t.co/BwQzwbFdqsLegal representation is often the last line of defense for immigrants, so it’s vital that New York State builds on… https://t.co/Vm8q9I9mc7"Now we gotta go back and get the other guys. There's a lot of innocent people in jail." — Theophalis Wilson was ex… https://t.co/7h64vi52syThis powerful @nytimes feature tells the stories of several people who were convicted by split juries and later exo… https://t.co/FtxTgu8YuB
1/22
2020
The man maintains his innocence and is said to have falsely confessed while intoxicated. Recordings of the interrog… https://t.co/I5rme1MZZVGet tickets to join us on Jan. 30 for a powerful discussion about criminal justice reform with Kevin Richardson of… https://t.co/d7pzQrp8mA @IAmBuddyCushman @NAACP_LDF @SentencingProj Thank you for your support! @mollybogart @SisterSong_WOC Thank you so much! @diealoguepod Thank you for your support!.@ATLHawks Coach @LloydPierceLP tells @UPROXX why teaming up with @GAInnocence to speak up for the wrongfully convi… https://t.co/NB8jmtYuUf
1/21
2020
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. https://t.co/KOZngB1C9uWe're looking to hire a Manager of Individual Giving. If you think that could be you, apply here: https://t.co/EhS9vlmheqGerry Thomas was wrongly incarcerated for nearly 30 years before being exonerated last week. In difficult times, he… https://t.co/ZqgQfvfx8U“David’s life has been snatched from him because of a mistake of identity." — Florine Jones, aunt of… https://t.co/y4vWYldOVD
1/20
2020
This long weekend, commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by celebrating today's activists like @eji_orghttps://t.co/OgWp41Cj6t“I can finally walk free both physically and mentally.” — Gerry Thomas, exonerated on Monday https://t.co/dY9Z6uuBbk
1/19
2020
People have been convicted based on evidence and arguments that were "never scientifically validated," Keith Findle… https://t.co/Qu8rsD2ZRx"I am thankful and so happy to finally be going home to my family." — Gerry Thomas, exonerated yesterday after spen… https://t.co/K38Ul1IhvQ
1/18
2020
Gentric Hicks is serving a life sentence for a crime he maintains he did not commit in Iowa, but the @The_MIP hopes… https://t.co/3QrMl5pCF8This powerful @nytimes feature tells the stories of several people who were convicted by split juries and later exo… https://t.co/ya45wOq3pNWe're looking to hire a Manager of Individual Giving. If you think that could be you, apply here: https://t.co/EhS9vlmheqEric Smokes and David Warren have always maintained they had traveled to Manhattan to see the ball drop on New Year… https://t.co/ic1aa9dz5K“Like I tell my kids, when you're wrong, you're wrong ... If the state is wrong, we're wrong, and we need to addres… https://t.co/Uc2jamcoMl
1/17
2020
"We never gave up. We kept fighting. And we knew one thing. We knew the truth and we had each other," Ransom Watkin… https://t.co/jLuuDvTkaG @GbengaAkinnagbe @bexybrown @PIX11 @WeAreLiberated The event takes place on Jan. 30 and tickets are available now: https://t.co/HJTOefNSLBCatch actor and activist @GbengaAkinnagbe and our policy director, @bexybrown, on @PIX11 talking about "The Mocking… https://t.co/gJSWYzsbgb"We have a person who’s been in jail for 17 years. It’s been found there was an unconstitutional trial, so there’s… https://t.co/PBkqy8gKiH
1/16
2020
We're looking to hire a Manager of Individual Giving. If you think that could be you, apply here: https://t.co/EhS9vlmheqThank you to @DDavisCharlesCo, @erekbarron, and @willcsmithjr for sponsoring the bill to reform the use of jailhous… https://t.co/OSJtPgg4wEThe exonerees, some who were freed as recently as two months ago, spoke about the importance of compensating wrongf… https://t.co/RrHhgACYs6This afternoon we held an advocacy day at the Maryland State Legislature with the @MidAtlanticIP, where these incr… https://t.co/o4niLN4aRV“I can finally walk free both physically and mentally.” — Gerry Thomas, exonerated on Monday https://t.co/dY9Z6uuBbkWe hope you'll join us, the original cast of the Broadway production of "To Kill a Mockingbird," Aaron Sorkin, and… https://t.co/FbIIiVyn0W
1/15
2020
"Cases like this are happening all around the world, in this country, most specifically on our watch. People who ar… https://t.co/oVrHvclSsV"I am thankful and so happy to finally be going home to my family." — Gerry Thomas, exonerated yesterday after spen… https://t.co/KwJ2jaTcR0Today Rickie Johnson celebrates 12 years of freedom. Rickie spent 25 years in prison in Louisiana for a rape he did… https://t.co/ecOzqKAJrq
1/14
2020
@WMUcooleylaw “If the police had conducted a true investigation 30 years ago, Mr. Thomas never would have been arre… https://t.co/jhCGf98UyGIn #JustMercy, @iamjamiefoxx plays the late Walter McMillian, who was wrongfully convicted and spent six years on d… https://t.co/TxrjQcHjck“We will continue to fight on Ronnie’s behalf until he is free. There is no doubt in our minds that that day will c… https://t.co/unaPwf37TGBREAKING NEWS: Gerry Thomas was just exonerated in Detroit after nearly 30 years in prison. No physical evidence li… https://t.co/QdTsAW15Ge"This series began with a tweet from @santanaraymond, and now he, Antron, Kevin, @dr_yusefsalaam, and the mighty… https://t.co/e7uWnG461z👏👏 congrats to @ava, the cast of @WhenTheySeeUs, and the #ExoneratedFive. https://t.co/3DBrLGpuiC
1/13
2020
We hope you'll join us, the original cast of the Broadway production of "To Kill a Mockingbird," Aaron Sorkin, and… https://t.co/qlf3FzXCCV"Fifteen minutes of flawed DNA forensic testimony took almost 18 years to correct in this case." — Greg Hampikian,… https://t.co/UoKp6zZdLGHave you seen #JustMercy yet? Tell us what you think! https://t.co/KmJgH8ordR
1/12
2020
"I want to say to all of those innocent incarcerated just keep the faith and just hang in there and your vision wil… https://t.co/bjHDV6ebuWLarry Fuller, a Vietnam veteran, spent nearly 20 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He was finally pard… https://t.co/XiFE62hCqR
1/11
2020
After almost two decades of incarceration, Darrell Hall is free and has a job offer from @tylerperry. https://t.co/Tz2AvYBUkUEmmanuelle Cooper was exonerated this week after spending 27 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. The mot… https://t.co/8FUeGkNPfrWe hope you’ll join us for this important discussion. Tickets are on sale at https://t.co/Uz0PphT8ad https://t.co/f4lftMTlRB2540th EXON: In 1990, Felipe Rodriguez was sentenced to 25 years to life for a murder in NYC. With the assistance o… https://t.co/kJE4oMNrTX
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1/10
2020
Guilty pleas are more likely to be coerced from defendants who are incarcerated pretrial, and bail has led to the d… https://t.co/YPGKcCU2YsIn 1989, Steven Barnes was wrongfully convicted based on questionable witness identification and three types of unv… https://t.co/VnmruxYVNL @GaInnocence Read more about Kerry's case and journey to freedom here: https://t.co/dx6qnOrFAzCongratulations to Kerry Robinson who was exonerated and released in Georgia yesterday! Kerry was wrongfully convic… https://t.co/AsT58Ocs0GLawmakers are considering rolling back bail reforms in New York just days after they came into effect. https://t.co/TiuVGF4zI8
1/9
2020
“In the past year, we continued to prove that criminal justice reforms do not jeopardize public safety – but rather… https://t.co/9ftQg2ufIoAaron Salter spent 15 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Now he's helping other recently released exone… https://t.co/O95iIXrBkUKeeping misconduct a secret can impede justice and contribute to wrongful convictions. https://t.co/OfCvfKbmIO
1/8
2020
@HouseSox @MatthewBerryTMR @ShatterproofHQ @FPFY @wwp Thank you! We really appreciate your support @VintageLove1221 We’re so grateful for awesome supporters like you! Thank youHappy exoneration anniversary to Bennie Starks! Today, he celebrates seven years of freedom after a 25-year fight t… https://t.co/bbLnwfPwjv.@RollingStone wrote a great piece about our board member @itsjasonflom, who has been an advocate for the innocent… https://t.co/HNjqCWqcRB
1/7
2020
#JustMercy will be in theaters everywhere on Friday. Will you be watching? We got a sneak peek and all we'll say is… https://t.co/nTriqbCcb0Congrats to the Taiwan Innocence Project whose clients Wang Chi-Cheng and Hung Shih-Wei were acquitted of murder la… https://t.co/wnN7vxopgH
1/6
2020

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