California’s first report on the use of force by law enforcement.

Hold the Applause. By: Matilda Hurst (Note: CIP encourages 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.) “The narrow definition...

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...

Christopher Lawson | CIP Alumni Spotlight

Christopher Lawson, former CIP clinical intern, shares how CIP helped shape who he is as a lawyer today. Christopher is now a prosecutor with the San Diego District Attorney’s Office. My time with the California Innocence Project, without question, helped mold...

Sitting Courtside with the Los Angeles Lakers

Years ago if you asked Timothy Atkins, Kimberly Long, Rafael Madrigal, and Guy Miles if they thought they would ever have the chance to shake hands with Los Angeles Lakers Coach Luke Walton, they would have said, “no way.” But just a few weeks ago, they did. Through a...

Be An #XONR8R: Even the Smallest Action Has an Impact

Support comes in many forms. Whether big or small, every action you take helps us free the wrongfully convicted. While the staff and students at the California Innocence Project command the courtroom and lead investigations into our clients’ cases, we rely on...