innocence http://klcc.org en OR Prisoners Will Soon Have A Way To Fight Wrongful Convictions http://klcc.org/post/or-prisoners-will-soon-have-way-fight-wrongful-convictions <p>Until now, Oregon was the only state in the country without a program dedicated to investigating claims of wrongful conviction. The “Oregon Innocence Project” aims to provide a way to help.</p><p>Before the late 1990’s, the idea someone could serve time for a crime they didn’t commit was unusual. As DNA evidence became admissible, challenges to wrongful convictions grew.</p><p>Aliza Kaplan is a co-founder of the Oregon Innocence Project.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:19:36 +0000 Karen Richards 11353 at http://klcc.org OR Prisoners Will Soon Have A Way To Fight Wrongful Convictions