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Gala. Six Florida exonerees and 250 friends and supporters celebrated in Tallahassee on May 8th. See highlights here.
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More than 150 friends and supporters joined Det. John Curcio, 2014 Frank Lee Smith Innocence Award receipient, and three Florida DNA exonerees for an evening of comedy benefitting IPF. See highlights here.
Unlock the Truth
Meet two Florida DNA exonerees, William Dillon and James Bain, in IPF's video, Unlock the Truth.
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Fraud Warning: Taking Money from the Vulnerable
September 30th, 2014
There are unscrupulous folks out there posing as legitimate innocence organizations who are targeting people in prison and their vulnerable mothers, wives, and other family members in order to take their money. If this sounds harsh, consider the flyer below […]
The Innocent Prisoner’s Dilemma: The Everton Wagstaffe Case
September 26th, 2014
Since January 1992, Everton Wagstaffe has refused to leave prison in New York on probation because that would require him to admit guilt of a crime of which he has steadfastly maintained innocence. Many state legal systems explicitly require an […]
Letting the Guilty Walk Free
September 19th, 2014
When the American system of justice allows an innocent person to be wrongfully convicted and imprisoned, someone else is getting away with murder. Murder or another crime — but the point is that laws and policies throughout the United States […]
Michigan Man Exonerated After 17 Years in Prison
September 9th, 2014
Jaime Lee Peterson was exonerated today after spending 17 years in custody and in a Michigan prison for the rape and murder of a elderly woman that he did not commit. He was serving a life sentence. The cause of […]
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