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CITIZENS LAW RESEARCH GROUP : provides useful resources and claims it is “Where Freedom lives and flourishes as a thorn in the side of tyranny.”
HOW TO HANDLE BEING WRONGFULLY ACCUSED: Being wrongfully accused of something you did not do is a frustrating experience but there are steps you can take to help you deal with the situation in a proper manner.
JUSTICE DENIED MAGAZINE: The magazine for the wrongly convicted. Provides listings of useful books, videos and articles. Also available on line and Amazon Kindle.
CASE ASSIST: Whether you already have an attorney or not, you need to become your own best advocate. You will get the most from your counsel if you are well prepared with the right information and the right plan.
AMERICA’S WRONGLY CONVICTED: Their goal is to expose the compelling evidence that has been intentionally suppressed, resulting in malicious prosecution. This allows the real perpetrator to escape justice, allowing them to continue their criminal activities, adding victims to their list, often with more brazen and violent behavior.
CENTER ON WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS: Northwestern University School of Law. World renown for its 51 exonerations. Of the 51 exonerees, 14 had been sentenced to death. In all, they languished 611 years behind bars for crimes they did not commit.
MacARTHUR JUSTICE CENTER is part of Northwestern University School of Law’s Bluhm Legal Clinic. As one of the premier civil rights organizations in the United States, the MacArthur Justice Center has led battles against myriad civil rights injustices, including police misconduct.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS: Ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime. Foster the integrity, independence and expertise of the criminal defense profession. Promote the proper and fair administration of criminal justice.
THE JUSTICE PROJECT: The mission of the Justice Project, a peer based nonprofit human rights organization, is to provide criminal justice and social systems advocacy and navigation for women ( and transgenders identifying as female) in poverty who may be suffering from a multitude of challenges, including homelessness, discrimination, addiction, mental illness, domestic violence, prostitution or other forms of sexual exploitation.
THE SENTENCING PROJECT: Changes in sentencing law and policy, not increases in crime rates, explain most of the six-fold increase in the national prison population. These changes have significantly impacted racial disparities in sentencing, as well as increased the use of “one size fits all” mandatory minimum sentences that allow little consideration for individual characteristics.
TRIAL LAWYERS FTRIAL OR PUBLIC JUSTICE: Public Justice is America’s public interest law firm. Through creative litigation, public education, and innovative work with the broader public interest community, we protect people and the environment; hold the powerful accountable; challenge government, corporate, and individual wrongdoing; increase access to justice; combat threats to our justice system; and inspire lawyers and others to serve the public interest.
THE WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS PROJECT: A portal for information on many facets of the justice system, especially dedicated to providing you with some of the best wrongful conviction links, innocence project information.
CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT WEBSITE: Criminal Prosecution Reform Website: The Worst Federal Prosecutorial Abuses and Misconduct and What Victims Can Do to Fight Back and Change the System.
INTERNET LEGAL INFORMATION: This site provides links to many other sites dealing with wrongful convictions, police and prosecutorial misconduct.
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.