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This grassroots group is dedicated to the belief that Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley are served prison terms in Arkansas for murders they definitely did not commit.

The Innocence Project

The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice. Click here to find out about Projects in your state.

Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth - Northwestern University

The mission of CWY is to identify, investigate, and litigate credible innocence claims of wrongfully convicted young people and advocates for policy reforms that will decrease the likelihood that any youth will be wrongfully convicted.

Equal Justice USA (EJUSA)

This national, grassroots organization works to build a criminal justice system that is fair, effective, and humane, starting with repeal of the death penalty and increased services to families of homicide victims.

The Sentencing Project

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.

The Equal Justice Initiative

This private, nonprofit organization provides legal representation to indigent defendants and prisoners who have been denied fair and just treatment in the legal system.

The American Bar Association - Indigent Defense

This initiative of the ABA’s Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants offers technical assistance to those seeking to improve indigent legal defense systems.

Death Penalty Information Center

This non-profit organization serves the media and the public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment.

Southern Center for Human Rights

The Southern Center for Human Rights provides representation to people facing the death penalty, challenges human rights violations in prisons and jails, and advocates for reforms in the criminal justice system in the South.