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Innocence Project Seeks Justice
Timothy Cole died before his false conviction could be overturned, but his family – and the victim of the real attacker – still seek closure
"...the victim of the 1985 Lubbock rape, Michelle Mallin, Innocence Project of Texas Chief Counsel Jeff Blackburn is asking..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

After Innocence
This documentary raises staggering questions about virtually every aspect of the criminal-justice system as it follows what happens to several convicts who have been exonerated by DNA evidence submitted by the Innocence Project.
"...frequently. See it anyway, for despite its flaws After Innocence raises staggering questions about virtually every aspect of the..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Price of Innocence
Law school innocence projects survive budget cuts – for now
"...retain their very modest funding to run a clinical innocence program...."

Jan. 26, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
Visually stunning sequel to the cult 1995 anime.
"...the cult 1995 animé. Set in Tokyo in 2032, Innocence has all of the trappings of its quasi-cyberpunk genre..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Paving the Way for Innocence
Bills attempt to right criminal justice wrongs
"...victim of chubbing), is part of a package of innocence-related bills introduced by Gallego and Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houston...."

March 4, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Graves Sues for Innocence
Anthony Graves is seeking to have his name finally cleared
"...Lawyers with the Texas Civil Rights Project and the Innocence Project of Texas, along with lawyer..."

Feb. 28, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Innocence Network Honors "Incendiary"
"Incendiary: The Willingham Case" doc wins journalism award
"...Friday, Steve Mims and Joe Bailey Jr. received the Innocence Network's Journalism Award at the group's convention in in..."

April 2, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Age of Innocence
Middle school teacher Mindy LaBernz teaches her students about "real life" and pop music magic.
"...school, I was drawn to that last Age of Innocence, the middle school. As a seventh-grade teacher, I got..."

Dec. 3, 1999 Music Feature by Mindy LaBernz

Bill Adler and the Drug Underworld Innocence and Savagery
"...Billy Joe's brother Larry's instructions to his Uzi-toting doorman. "Project warmth," he counseled. "When a crackhead comes to you..."

Jan. 26, 1996 Books Feature

Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four
Doc chronicles a shameful chapter in San Antonio history
"...fall into. As the women languish in prison, the Innocence Project of Texas get involved, one of the children..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Naked City
Convicted for a murder he did not commit, Christopher Ochoa was freed in Austin thanks to the efforts of a project all the way in Wisconsin.
"...together, professors and students from the University of Wisconsin's Innocence Project...."

Feb. 2, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Who Killed Father Ryan?
A 1981 Odessa murder haunts crime researchers, the Catholic Church, and an ex-con determined to prove his innocence
"...Apache Indian from Northern New Mexico steadfastly maintained his innocence. And since finally being paroled in 2003 – first..."

June 17, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Rooting Out the Causes of Wrongful Conviction
Commission would investigate wrongful convictions
"...decade since legislation was first filed to create an "innocence commission" to investigate the causes of wrongful convictions in..."

March 8, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Petition Filed in Willingham Case
Innocence Project alleges misconduct in death row conviction
"...Flanked by state Sen. Rodney Ellis and Michael Morton, Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck announced this morning renewed efforts..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Defending the Innocent in Texas
The Texas Center for Actual Innocence is open for business at the UT Law School
"...professor Bill Allison received a call from the Wisconsin Innocence Project asking if he would act as local counsel..."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

Fairness, Consistency, Safety
Rosemary Lehmberg defends her record
"...larger effort that I've been working on with the Innocence Project. We needed to make sure that defense attorneys..."

Jan. 20, 2012 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...and has notably claimed half the budget of the Innocence Project of Texas. The Innocence Project will lose a..."

Jan. 9, 2009 News Feature

New Evidence Points to Trouble for WilCo D.A.
After 25 years in prison, Michael Morton sees a glimmer of hope
"...of the investigative file when Morton's attorneys with the Innocence Project sought it in an open records request...."

Aug. 26, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Macy's to close its Highland store and Holly lawsuit dismissed
"...East Austin. Dixie was staff's second choice for the project. Both companies challenged TRC's qualifications for the job and..."

Jan. 7, 2011 News Feature

Cole's Posthumous Exoneration Is First for Texas
In clearing Timothy Cole's name, Travis Co. judge does what Lubbock officials refused to do
"...at least, his name and reputation. According to the Innocence Project of Texas, it is the first posthumous exoneration..."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

DNA Evidence Clears Morton of Murder Conviction
Georgetown man was wrongfully convicted for wife's murder
"...John Bradley agreed with Morton's defense counsel and the Innocence Project that DNA evidence proves Morton was not responsible..."

Oct. 7, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...The Innocence Project of Texas is asking the Forensic Science Commission..."

Oct. 1, 2010 News Feature

Judge Orders Posthumous DNA Testing
Did the state execute an innocent man?
"...to DNA testing. Three years ago the New York-based Innocence Project, the Innocence Project of Texas, the Texas Innocence..."

June 25, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

More WilCo Maneuvering in Morton Case
Bradley trying to pull plug on investigation?
"...case be expedited, mandating Morton’s final release based on innocence and clearing the way for him to access state..."

Oct. 14, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Framing the Guilty?
Houston police thought they had their man – so the evidence was no problem
"...is guilty or innocent. According to the New York-based Innocence Project, government misconduct is a leading cause of wrongful..."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Criminally Innocent
How can you be exonerated of a crime that never happened?
"...ability to file an appeal with evidence of his innocence even though he'd previously pleaded guilty. There are any..."

Nov. 5, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Who to Blame for Faulty Fire Science?
Will Forensic Science Commission let Fire Marshal's Office off the hook for flawed science?
"...the alleged arson murders. In 2006, the New York-based Innocence Project asked the nascent FSC to review the work..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Death Watch
Trottie is scheduled for execution next week
"...In late July, the New York-based Innocence Project filed a grievance with the State Bar of..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

When Confessions Prove False
Jonathan Holt told police he'd murdered his wife. But he hadn't killed her, and the cops should have known it.
"...Holt is guilty – they just can't prove it. Innocence the Enemy..."

April 25, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Where's Your Evidence?
Advances in forensic science have made physical evidence increasingly crucial in criminal justice – but the practice of preserving and maintaining that evidence is often underfunded, poorly managed, or just plain sloppy
"...In short, testing the jacket might help prove Skin­ner's innocence – or confirm his guilt...."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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