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ADVOCATES 4 WRONGLY CONVICTED: To create awareness and bring attention to the plight of the wrongfully convicted by disseminating information to the general public and news media about the errors and mistakes made by our justice system in obtaining wrongful convictions, and the problems the wrongfully convicted face in obtaining truth, justice and freedom.

 

LISTING OF INNOCENCE PROJECT REGIONAL OFFICES: Hundreds of those wrongfully convicted, some from death row, have been exonerated by this world renown advocacy headed by Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld.

 

PUBLIC JUSTICE – America’s public interest law firm. Through creative litigation, public education, and innovative work with the broader public interest community, they protect people, environment; hold the powerful accountable; challenge government, corporate, individual wrongdoing; increase access to justice; and inspire lawyers and others to serve the public interest.

 

NATIONAL COALITION TO ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY is the nation’s oldest organization dedicated to the abolition of the death penalty. They are comprised of an extensive network representing more than 100 state and national Affiliate organizations and thousands of advocates and volunteers.

 

NATIONAL CENTER FOR REASON AND JUSTICE works for child-protective laws based on science, fairness, and good sense, and supports people who are falsely accused or convicted of crimes against children.

 

PRISON TALK: The PrisonTalk Online web community was conceived in a prison cell, designed in a halfway house, and funded by donations from families of ex-offenders, to bring those with an interest in the prisoner support community a forum in which their issues and concerns may be addressed by others in similar circumstances and beliefs.

 

VICTIMS OF LAW – INNOCENTS IN PRISON: Innocents in Prison, Reform Groups, News & Views

 

RED FLAGS: EARLY WARNINGS OF WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS: Experts find recurring themes in wrongful convictions. And while some jurisdictions are now creating in-house review units to ensure convictions are righteous, commonly repeated mistakes continue to mar cases

 

INJUSTICE-ANYWHERE An organization to correct wrongful convictions. INJUSTANYWHERE – FacebookICE-ANYWHERE – Facebook

Prison Legal News: Dedicated to protecting Human Rights.

 

BETWEEN THE BARS:  Between the Bars is a weblog platform for people in prison, through which the 1% of Americans who are in prison can tell their stories. 

 

Friends of Michael Goodwin: Details of Michael Goodwin’s wrongful conviction for ordering the murders of Mickey and Trudy Thompson in 1988. Goodwin claims innocence and that extensive prosecutor fraud led to his wrongful conviction.

 

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REUTERS NEWS
FOX CABLE NEWS

 

OTHER HELPFUL WEBSITES:

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
CHILDREN’S RIGHTS
WRONGFULLY CONVICTED IN BRITAIN
U.S. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

 

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