Free after 19 YearsWelcome Home, Jeff Dawkins!

Welcome Home, Jeff Dawkins!

Free after 28 YearsWelcome Home, Jim Kelly!

Welcome Home, Jim Kelly!

September 25thJoin Us in Pittsburgh

Join Us in Pittsburgh

Exonerated after 25+ YearsCongratulations, Montrell!

Congratulations, Montrell!

New VideosThe Meaning of Homecoming

The Meaning of Homecoming

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Our Work Explore the main areas the Project focuses on to fulfill its mission:



Identifying and litigating cases for the convicted innocent.



Providing re-entry support for our clients returning to society after being proven innocent.



Educating all stakeholders in the criminal justice system on the reasons for and how to avoid future wrongful convictions



Promoting policies that prevent wrongful convictions and loosen Pennsylvania's post-conviction laws.

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