Annual Dodgeball Tournament

ANNUAL CIP DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT What: 32 Team Double Elimination Dodgeball Tournament When: January 31, 2015, 2-7 p.m. Where: Ocean Beach Rec Center, 4726 Santa Monica Avenue, San Diego, CA 92107 Every year, the California Innocence Project hosts a Dodgeball...

A Look Back at 2014

2014 has been an amazing year for us at the California Innocence Project.  Here’s a quick recap of our accomplishments, along with some photos showing our successes: Freed Michael Hanline – Hanline spent 36 years in prison for a murder he did not commit....

Learning from Nick Yarris

By Madison Christian Last Saturday night, I jumped on the Metro Red Line in North Hollywood to make my way down to the CIP vigil at Los Angeles City Hall the purpose of which was to urge Governor Jerry Brown to grant clemency to the California 12. I didn’t have anyone...

Innocence March Vigil Photos and News

The California Innocence Project hosted an Innocence March vigil at LA City Hall on Saturday night to encourage Governor Brown to grant clemency for the California 12 (now 11).  In attendance was Michael Hanline, the first of the California 12 to be freed following...

Matthew and Grace Huang Board Plane for Los Angeles

            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                          Contact: PR@DavidHouseAgency.com Matthew and Grace Huang Released, Couple Boards Flight En Route to Los Angeles Matthew and Grace Huang finally...

Giving Tuesday

On this Giving Tuesday, consider giving to the California Innocence Project.  Unlike many non-profits, CIP’s administrative overhead is covered by California Western School of Law and several grants.  Thus, 100% of your donation to CIP goes to sponsor the actual...

Innocence March Vigil

The California Innocence Project will host an Innocence March Vigil on December 13th at LA City Hall to encourage Governor Brown to grant clemency for the California 11.  See below for a message from our Director: “Dear Family and Friends of the California 12, I...

Michael Hanline Released After 36 Years of Wrongful Incarceration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   First of the California 12 Released from Prison after 36 Years Mike Hanline served longest wrongful incarceration in California history   VENTURA, November 24, 2014 – Michael Hanline walked out of custody a free man today after being...

Michael Hanline’s Conviction Reversed – Release Expected Monday

California Innocence Project Client’s Conviction Reversed After 36 Years Longest Wrongful Incarceration in California History – First of the California 12 To Be Released Ventura, November 18, 2014 – A judge has overturned the conviction of Michael Hanline, convicted...

CIP Client Roeling Adams Paroled After 28 Years Behind Bars

Today, CIP client Roeling Adams walked out of San Quentin State Prison after 28 years in prison.  Adams was wrongfully convicted of a shooting in 1986, despite providing an alibi at trial.  The main witness against Roeling at his trial subsequently recanted his...