Press Release: Marilyn Mulero Clemency Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact: Atzimba Parra, (951) 496-8537 atzimba@exonerationproject.orgClemency Hearing to be Held for Innocent Woman Serving Life Sentence Due to Misconduct by Notorious Chicago Cop Reynaldo GuevaraMarilyn Mulero was convicted of a 1992...

Brian Banks Movie Opens Today

Today is the day we’ve all been waiting for! The Brian Banks movie opens today across the United States.  The film follows the story of Brian Banks, a California Innocence Project (CIP) client, as he works to clear his name and resume his dream of playing...

Quintin Morris Released After 27 Years

Quintin Morris Freed After 27 Years in Prison For A Crime He Did Not Commit Former Governor Brown Commuted Morris’ Sentence and Set Morris Up for Release on Parole Sacramento, January 10, 2019 – Quintin Morris walked out of Folsom State Prison after serving more than...

Horace Roberts Exonerated

Man Kills Wife, Pins it on her Lover Who Spends 20 Years in Prison for Crime He Didn’t Commit Horace Roberts Exonerated as California Innocence Project Solves 20-Year-Old Murder Riverside, October 15, 2018 – After spending more than 20 years in prison for a crime he...

GOV. BROWN SIGNS EYEWITNESS ID REFORM BILL

New Law Requires Best Practices for Conducting Photo & Live Lineups SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2018— Today California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 923 which mandates statewide use of best practices by law enforcement conducting photo and...

Innocence March 2018

By: Matilda Hurst (Note: CIP encourages summer interns to research and write about criminal justice issues during their time here.  These are the opinions of the interns, and not necessarily that of the California Innocence Project.) Would you walk 100 miles for a...

Governor Brown Signs Post-Conviction Discovery Bill

New Law Provides Innocent People Access to All Materials Available at Trial Sacramento, September 18, 2018 – Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law sponsored by the California Innocence Coalition, a coalition comprised of the California Innocence Project, the...

AmeriWorks Donations | California Innocence Project

Earlier this year, we were approached by AmeriWorks, through the organization Band of Hands, with a unique opportunity – to put our exonerees to work with all expenses paid by AmeriWorks Donations.  This seemed too good to be true.  As many of you probably know,...

Jennifer Gerstenzang | CIP Alumni Spotlight

Jennifer Gerstenzang attended California Western because of her interest in the California Innocence Project. Jennifer participated as a student intern in the Project during her 2L year in 2009-2010. The experience enlightened her to the potential for cruel injustice...