"Rebuilding the Lives of the Wrongfully Convicted"

Advocacy Organizations and Other Resources

The Center for Public Integrity is a nonprofit organization dedicated to producing original investigative journalism on issues of public concern. The Center is non-partisan and non-advocacy committed to transparent and comprehensive reporting both in the United States and around the world. This site contains a section on prosecutorial misconduct.

The Constitution Project is a bipartisan nonprofit organization that seeks consensus on controversial legal and constitutional issues through a unique combination of scholarship and activism.

The Darryl Hunt Project for Freedom and Justice is an organization that seeks to help wrongfully convicted and exonerated people rebuild their lives.

Death Penalty Focus is dedicated to the abolition of capital punishment through grassroots organization, research, and the dissemination of information.

Death Penalty Information Center provides state-by-state information on executions, a history of the death penalty, discussions of mental retardation, race, innocence, deterrence, and botched executions. 

Equal Justice USA a project of the Quixote Center, is a grassroots campaign for human rights in the U.S. legal system. Through education and mobilization, it seeks to bring into focus the racial, economic, and political biases in U.S. justice system.

FBI Combined DNA Index System

Forejustice contains links to innocence databases and efforts to address the injustice of wrongful conviction world-wide. It was in the spirit of the heroes of The White Rose and The Rosenstrasse Protest in World War II Germany that the word forejustice was created to express action that moves towards just societies.

Justice: Denied magazine is produced by a team of volunteer writers, editors, and other staff persons located throughout the United States that publicizes cases of wrongful conviction, and exposes how and why they occur.

The Justice Project (TJP) is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to fighting injustice and creating a more humane world.

The Sentencing Project is a national organization working for a fair and effective criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing law and practice, and alternatives to incarceration.

Veritas Initiative is an ongoing watchdog dedicated to advancing the integrity of our justice system by researching and providing critical data that shines a light on such crucial issues as the aforementioned misconduct of public prosecutors.

Voices of Innocence seeks to humanize exoneree's struggle to rebuild family ties that have been servered by years of seperation.

Witness to Innocence is the nation’s only organization composed of, by and for exonerated death row survivors and their loved ones.  These individuals are actively engaged in the struggle to end the death penalty, challenging the American public to grapple with the problem of a fatally flawed criminal justice system that sends innocent people to death row.