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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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See Highlights from the Inaugural STAND UP FOR INNOCENCE
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.
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Meet two Florida DNA exonerees, William Dillon and James Bain, in IPF's video, Unlock the Truth.
Recent Blog Posts
Browsing the National Registry of Exonerations
October 30th, 2014
The National Registry of Exonerations is an outstanding source of information about exonerations in the United States since 1989. It is searchable, and recently, we took some time to create a short summary of exonerations in the State of Florida. […]
Motivated by Innocence, Jabbar Collins Awarded $13 Million
October 22nd, 2014
Jabbar Collins was wrongfully convicted at age 20 of the murder of a rabbi in New York. Highly motivated by his innocence, Collins, who dropped out of school when he was 16, spent countless hours in the prison library learning […]
David McCallum, Convicted at Age 16, Could be Released Next Week
October 16th, 2014
On Wednesday, the Innocence Project of Florida posted a link on its Facebook page to a New York Times article examining research on the psychological vulnerability of teens in the criminal justice system. Research from several sources indicated that youth […]
California Woman Exonerated After 17 Years
October 13th, 2014
On Friday, October 10, 2014, Susan Marie Mellen was formally exonerated of murder in Torrance, California, after spending 17 years wrongfully incarcerated. A combination of an unreliable witness, who was well known as a habitual liar by the police, and […]
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