Resources

Legal Services

The Innocence Network is an affiliation of organizations that provide pro bono legal and investigative services to individuals seeking to prove innocence of crimes for which they have been wrongly convicted.

The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent further injustice.

The Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law identifies and rectifies wrongful convictions through representation, research and community services.

Research and Education

The Death Penalty Information Center is a national non-profit organization serving the media and the public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment.

Convicting the Innocent: Data and Materials provides detailed information on the first 250 DNA exonerations in the United States, including data on false confessions, eyewitness misidentifications and forensics. This research was compiled by Brandon Garrett, author of Convicting the Innocent: Where Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong.