Third Person Arrested in Case CIP Client Was Exonerated

California Innocence Project’s Investigation Led To An Exoneration And Three Arrests Riverside, December 16, 2019 – On Friday, December 13, 2019, Googie Harris Jr. became the third man arrested in connection with the murder of Terry Cheek in April of 1998.  Cheek was...

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...

Write a Letter of Support for Innocent Joann Parks

Wrongful Conviction Day (WCD), a global day of raising awareness about wrongful convictions and garnering support for the innocence movement, is on October 2, 2019. This year for WCD, the California Innocence Project (CIP) is joining innocence organizations and...

Meghan Johnson | CIP Intern Spotlight

Meghan Johnson, CIP Supervising Intern, shares lessons she’s learned during her time with the California Innocence Project (CIP). A large part of my academic career has been realizing my passion, which is to help create better circumstances for the most vulnerable...

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...