The Midwest Innocence Project (MIP) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the investigation, litigation and exoneration of wrongfully convicted men and women in our six-state region.

News From the Innocence World

2014 Faces of Innocence Benefit
Join exonerees and the Midwest Innocence Project staff, board, volunteers, and supporter for our annual benefit and auction!
Exonoree testifies at trial of the guilty man...
This beautifully written story describes how Michael Morton spent 25 years in prision when he was wrongly convicted of his wife's murder and then testified against the actual perpetrator.  As you can see from the story, however, some harm cannot
Judge Overturns Conviction in 1982 St. Louis Rape-Murder
ST. LOUIS • Almost 30 years after George Allen was sentenced to 95 years in prison for the rape-murder of a woman in her St. Louis home, a judge has reversed the convictions, saying police withheld critical evidence favoring his innocence.
Nicole Harris, Chicago Mom, Leaves Prison Nearly 8 Years After Son's Death
The Chicago mother walked out of prison a free woman.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Midwest Innocence Project is to advocate for and obtain the exoneration and release of wrongfully convicted people, primarily in Missouri and Kansas.

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