Ohio Innocence Project

Ohio Innocence Project client Ricky Jackson, interviewed by reporters moments after being exonerated

RIGHTING WRONGS

Twenty-four. That’s the number of wrongly imprisoned individuals freed thanks to professors—and students—at Cincinnati Law, where the Ohio Innocence Project has been focused on righting injustice by overturning wrongful convictions since 2003.

See Time Magazine’s Special Section about us

Success at the Ohio Innocence Project at Cincinnati Law takes thousands of hours of work, long, infuriating setbacks, meeting and negotiating and investigating. Hope, then disappointment. Over and over again until, at last, triumph.

Read more about the work of the Ohio Innocence Project at Cincinnati Law by its founder and current director, Professor Mark Godsey

The Ohio Innocence Project at Cincinnati Law continues to make national and international news as part of the global innocence network, which continues to grow as legal experts dedicate their careers to restoring the lives of those devastated by faulty convictions.

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OCTOBER 10

NOVEMBER 4

  • UC NEXT SERIES, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Cincinnati Law
  • RED AND BLACK GALA, alumni celebration, 6-10 p.m., National Underground Railroad Freedom Center  
    • ReConnect, ReImagine, ReEngage Cincinnati Law, featuring alumnus Neil Chatterjee, chairperson of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
    • Music by the Exoneree Band, a former client of Cincinnati Law’s Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic

NOVEMBER 8

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