...Are just a few words to describe the 3rd Annual Steppin' Out
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.
Unlock the Truth
Meet two Florida DNA exonerees, William Dillon and James Bain, in IPF's video, Unlock the Truth.
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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 […]
IPF Director Seth Miller Presents at One Book Event
October 7th, 2014
The annual One Book Thomas County celebration of learning in Thomasville, Georgia, has chosen as its focus book, Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption, by Ronald Cotton and Jennifer Thompson-Cannino. On Friday, October 17, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., […]
Exoneree Compensation Across the United States
October 3rd, 2014
A Planet Money story from NPR that we missed last summer (June 2014) entitled, “When Innocent People Go to Prison, States Pay,” provides an excellent overview of compensation for wrongfully convicted exonerees in all fifty states. Twenty-one states provide no […]
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