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Join us in our fight for justice

We cannot do this alone. To reach our goals of helping those with compelling evidence of innocence, we need your help!

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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Join Us What You Can Do To Help


When you donate to PA Innocence Project you help make our work possible..


We invite law and undergraduate students to contact us if you would like to join our efforts...


Contact your legislators today, write a letter to the editor, make your voice heard.

Host a Speaker

Holding a community event focusing on criminal justice reform? Consider inviting a Pennsylvania Innocence Project staff member or freed individual to speak.

Learn About Wrongful Convictions

Read about leading causes of wrongful convictions and some of the policies being developed to stop the tragedy.

Take a Case

We can only achieve great results with great pro bono partners. Learn how you can join us in fighting to free Pennsylvania's convicted innocent.

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