OTHER INNOCENCE NETWORK PROJECTS

If your conviction occured outside of Southern California (Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Riverside, or Ventura), please contact an Innocence Network Member Organization in your area:

ALASKA

Alaska Innocence Project
P.O. Box 201656
Anchorage, AK 99520-1656
Phone: 907-279-0454
Fax: 907-279-0453
Cases Accepted: 

Cases of actual innocence in Alaska, DNA and non-DNA cases, two or more years left to serve, will consider arson, shaken baby syndrome, or child abuse cases

ARIZONA

Arizona Justice Project 
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
PO Box 875920
Tempe, AZ 85287-5920
Phone: 602-258-1702
Cases Accepted:

Cases of actual innocence in Arizona, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements, will consider arson, shaken baby syndrome, or child abuse cases

ARKANSAS

Innocence Project Arkansas
School of Law Legal Clinic
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: 479-444-1595
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Arkansas, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements (preference for long sentences)
Midwest Innocence Project
6320 Brookside Plaza, #1500
Kansas City, MO 64113
Phone: 816-221-2166
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska, DNA and non-DNA cases, must be in custody, but no time requirement

 

CALIFORNIA
California Innocence Project
California Western School of Law
225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-525-1485
Fax: 619-615-1443
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Southern California: Imperial Co., Kern Co., Los Angeles Co., Orange Co., Riverside Co., San Bernardino Co., San Diego Co., San Luis Obispo Co., Santa Barbara Co., and Ventura Co., DNA and non-DNA cases, three or more years left to serve
Northern California Innocence Project
Santa Clara University School of Law
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0422
Phone: 408-554-1945
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Northern California, DNA and non-DNA case, three or more years left to serve (generally), will consider arson, shaken baby syndrome and child abuse cases

 

COLORADO
Colorado Innocence Project
404 UCB
Boulder, Colorado 80309-0404
CONNECTICUT
Connecticut Innocence Project 
2275 Silas Deane Highway
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Phone: 860-258-4940
Fax: 860-258-4949
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Connecticut, DNA and non-DNA cases, five or more years left to serve with at least 10-year sentence
New England Innocence Project
Exchange Place
53 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
Phone:617-305-6505
Fax: 617-523-1231

Cases Accepted:
Cases adjudicated in one of the six New England states (Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire and Connecticut) in which the inmate has a claim of factual innocence, DNA and non-DNA cases, must be in custody, but no time requirement, will consider arson and shaken baby syndrome cases and may consider child abuse cases

DELAWARE
Office of the Public Defender, State of Delaware
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street, 3rd Floor
Wilimington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-577-5160

Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Delaware, DNA cases only
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20056
Phone: 202-994-4586
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements, will consider arson and shaken baby syndrome cases, and may consider child abuse cases
FLORIDA
Innocence Project of Florida
1100 E. Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: 850-516-6767
Fax: 850-561-5077
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Florida, DNA cases only, no sentence requirements
University of Miami Law Innocence Clinic
3000 Bisayne Blvd., Ste. 100
Miami, FL 33137
Phone: 305-284-1362 (o)
Fax: 305-284-6619 (f)
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Florida, DNA and non-DNA cases, nine or more years left to serve
GEORGIA
Georgia Innocence Project
2645 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033
Phone: 404-373-4433
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Georgia, DNA cases only (but will consider all forensic evidence cases), no sentence requirements, will consider arson cases and may consider shaken baby syndrome cases; will not consider child abuse cases
HAWAI’I
Hawai’i Innocence Project
2515 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 808-956-6547
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Hawaii, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirementts
IDAHO
Idaho Innocence Project
Boise State University
Mail Stop 1500
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1515
Phone: 208-426-4207
Fax: 208-426-1040
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Idaho and eastern Oregon, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements

 

ILLINOIS
Life After Innocence
Loyola University School of Law
25 East Pearson Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-915-8609
Cases Accepted:
Illinois exonerees only, post-exoneree legal and social support from both DNA and non-DNA cases
Center on Wrongful Convictions
Northwestern University School of Law
357 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-502-3291
Fax: 312-502-8977
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Illinois, Indiana, and southwest Michigan, but also frorm any jurisdiction in which there is no innocence effort, DNA and non-DNA cases, 10 or more years left to serve, will consider arson, shaken baby syndrome and child abuse cases
Illinois Innocence Project
Institute for Legal and Policy Studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza
MS Public Affairs Center 451
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
Phone: 217-206-6569
Fax: 217-206-7397
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Illinois, DNA and non-DNA cases, four or more years left to serve
Medill Innocence Project
Medill School of Journalism
Northwestern University
1845 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847-491-5840
Cases Accepted:
·         cases of actual innocence within 250 miles of Evanston, IL, with preference to cases within 100 miles
·         DNA and non-DNA cases
·         investigative/journalism services only
INDIANA
Wrongful Conviction Clinic
Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis
530 W. New York Street, Room 111
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3225
Phone: 317-274-5551
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Indiana, DNA and non-DNA cases (preference for DNA cases), will consider arson, shaken baby syndrome, and child abuse cases
IOWA
Innocence Project of Iowa
P.O. Box 93
Estherville, Iowa 51335
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Iowa, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements (preference for substantial sentence lengths)
Midwest Innocence Project
6320 Brookside Plaza #1500
Kansas City, MO 64113
(see Arkansas)
KANSAS
Midwest Innocence Project
6320 Brookside Plaza, #1500
Kansas City, MO 64113
(see Arkansas)
KENTUCKY
Kentucky Innocence Project
Department of Public Advocacy
100 Fair Oaks Lane, Ste. 301
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-564-3948
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Kentucky, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
LOUISIANA
Innocence Project New Orleans
3301 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70117
Phone: 504-943-1902
Fax: 504-943-1905
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Louisiana and South Mississippi, DNA and non-DNA cases, 10 or more years left to serve
Resurrection After Exoneration
3301 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70117
Phone: 504-943-1902
Fax: 504-943-1905
Cases Accepted:
Exoneree-led organization that provides housing, job training and employment-readiness skill, computer training, counseling and healthcare for exonerees in the southeast U.S. (Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi)
MAINE
New England Innocence Project
Exchange Place
53 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
(see Connecticut)
MARYLAND
University of Baltimore Innocence Project Clinic
40 West Chase Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-837-6543
Fax: 410-837-4776
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Maryland, DNA and non-DNA cases
Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20056
Phone: 202-994-4586
Cases Accepted:
DNA and non-DNA cases, substantial time left on sentence, District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia only
MASSACHUSETTS
Committee for Public Counsel Services Innocence Program
44 Bromfield Street
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-842-6212
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Massachusetts, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
Justice Brandeis Innocence Project
Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism
Brandeis Universeity
415 South Street, MS 043
Waltham, MA 02454
Phone: 781-736-4953
Fax: 781-736-5030
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in New England (will consider cases outside of New England if they have a national significance or very compelling facts and that would benefit from investigative reporting), DNA and non-DNA cases, 20 or more years left to serve, investigative/journalism services only
New England Innocence Project
Exchange Place
53 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
(See Connecticut)
MICHIGAN
Thomas M. Cooley Law School Innocence Project
300 S. Capitol Ave.
P.O. Box 13038
Lansing, MI 48901
Phone: 517-371-5140
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Michigan, DNA cases only, must be in custody, but no time requirement
Michigan Innocence Clinic
701 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: 734-763-9353
Fax: 734-764-8242
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Michigan, non-DNA cases only, no sentence requirements
MINNESOTA
Innocence Project of Minnesota
1600 Utica Avenue, Ste. 140
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: 651-523-3152
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, DNA (Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota) and non-DNA (Minnesota) cases, no sentence requirements
MISSISSIPPI
Mississippi Innocence Project
University of Mississippi School of Law
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677
Phone: 662-915-5206
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Mississippi and Northern Louisiana, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
Innocence Project New Orleans
3301 Charles Street
New Orleans, LA 70117
(see Louisiana)
MISSOURI
Midwest Innocence Project
6320 Brookside Plaza, #1500
Kansas City, MO 64113
Phone: 816-221-2166
(see Arkansas)
MONTANA
Montana Innocence Project
P.O. Box 7607
Missoula, MT 59807
Phone: 406-544-6698
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Montana, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
NEBRASKA
Nebraska Innocence Project
P.O. Box 24183
Omaha, NE 68124
Phone: 402-280-3062
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Nebraska, DNA cases only, must be in custody, but no time requirement, will consider arson, shaken baby syndrome and child abuse cases (with DNA)
NEVADA
Rocky Mountain Innocence Center
358 South 700 East, B235
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: 801-355-1888
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Nevada, Wyoming or Utah, DNA and non-DNA cases, seven or more years left to serve
NEW HAMPSHIRE
New England Innocence Project
Exchange Place
53 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
(see Connecticut)
NEW MEXICO
Innocence and Justice Project at the University of New Mexico School of Law
1117 Stanford NE
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 88112
Phone:505-277-2671 (o)
Fax: 505-277-4367
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in New Mexico, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
NEW YORK
The Exoneration Initiative
350 Broadway, Suite 1207
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-965-9335
Fax: 212-965-9375
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in New York, DNA and non-DNA cases (specializes in non-DNA), no sentence requirements
Innocence Project
40 Worth St., Suite 701
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-364-5340
Fax: 212-364-5341
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in the United States, DNA cases only, no sentence requirements
Pace Post-Conviction Project
Barbara C. Salken Criminal Justice Clinic
78 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603 Phone: 914-422-4230
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in New York, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements, will consider arson, shaken baby syndrome and child abuse cases
Reinvestigation Project
Office of the Appellate Defender
11 Park Place, Suite 1601
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-402-4100
Fax: 212-402-4199
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in New York where client is assigned to OAD on appeal, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
NORTH CAROLINA
The Duke Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility
Duke University School of Law
210 Science Drive
P.O. Box 90360
Durham, NC 27708
919-613-7241 (o)
919-613-7158 (f)
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in North Carolina, DNA and non-DNA cases, three or more years left to serve
North Carolina Center on Actual Innocence
P.O. Box 52446
Shannon Plaza Station
Durham, NC 27717-2446
Phone: 919-489-3268
Fax: 919-489-3285
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in North Carolina, DNA and non-DNA cases, typically limit to those in custody, but exceptions are made, will consider arson and shaken baby syndrome cases, and may consider child abuse cases
Wake Forest University Law School and Innocence and Justice Clinic
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
336-758-6111 (o)
336-758-4496 (f)
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in North Carolina, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
NORTH DAKOTA
Innocence Project of Minnesota
1536 Hewitt Avenue, MS-D2205
St. Paul, MN 55104
(See Minnesota)
OHIO
Ohio Innocence Project
University of Cincinnati College of Law
P.O. Box 210040
Cincinnatti, OH 45221-0020
Phone: 513-477-5668
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Ohio, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
Office of the Ohio Public Defender, Wrongful Conviction Project
250 East Broad Street
Suite 1400
Columbus, OH 43215
614-466-5394 (o)
614-644-0708 (f)
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Ohio, non-DNA cases only, 10 or more years left to serve
OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma Innocence Project
Oklahoma City University School of Law
2501 N. Blackwelder
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106
Phone: 405-208-6161
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Oklahoma, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
PENNSYLVANIA
Pennsylvania Innocence Project
Temple University Beasley School of Law
1719 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-4255
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Pennsylvania, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
·         will consider arson, shaken baby syndrome, and child abuse cases
Witness to Innocence
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Cases Accepted:
Exonerees that were on death row only, post-exoneree financial and social support from both DNA and non-DNA cases
RHODE ISLAND
New England Innocence Project
Exchange Place
53 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
(See Connecticut)
SOUTH CAROLINA
No Coverage
SOUTH DAKOTA
Innocence Project of Minnesota
1536 Hewitt Avenue, MS-D2205
St. Paul, MN 55104
(See Minnesota)
TENNESSEE
No Coverage
TEXAS
Innocence Project of Texas
1511 Texas Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79409
Phone: 806-744-6525
Fax: 806-744-6480
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Texas, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
Texas Center for Actual Innocence
University of Texas School of Law
727 East Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Texas, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
Thurgood Marshall School of Law Innocence Project
3100 Cleburne Street
Houston, TX 77004
Phone: 713-313-1139
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Texas, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
Wesleyan Innocence Project
Texas Wesleyan Univesity School of Law
1515 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Texas (preference for North Texas), DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
UTAH
Rocky Mountain Innocence Center
358 South 700 East, B235
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(See Nevada)
VERMONT
New England Innocence Project
Exchange Place
53 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
(See Connecticut)
VIRGINIA
Innocence Project at UVA School of Law
580 Massie Rd.
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Phone: 434-924-7315
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Virginia, DNA and non-DNA cases, no sentence requirements
Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20056
Phone: 202-994-4586
(See Maryland)
WASHINGTON
Innocence Project Northwest Clinic
University of Washington School of Law
William H. Gates Hall, Suite 265
P.O. Box 85110
Seattle, WA 89145-1110
Phone: 206-543-5780
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Washington (state), DNA and non-DNA cases, five or more years left to serve
WASHINGTON, D.C.
Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20056
Phone: 202-994-4586
(see Maryland)
WEST VIRGINIA
West Virginia Innocence Project
West Virginia University College of Law
P.O. Box 6130
Phone: 304-293-7294
Fax: 608-263-3380
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in West Virginia, DNA and non-DNA, three or more years left to serve, will consider arson and shaken baby syndrome cases
WISCONSIN
Wisconsin Innocence Project
University of Wisconsin — Madison
975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706-1399
Phone: 608-265-1160
Fax: 608-263-3380
Cases Accepted:
Cases of actual innocence in Wisconsin (will look at cases from neighboring states, or beyond in exceptional circumstances), DNA and non-DNA cases, must be in custody, but no time requirement, will look for arson and shaken baby syndrome cases, and may consider child abuse cases
WYOMING
Rocky Mountain Innocence Center
358 South 700 East, B235
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(See Nevada)