Paralegal

Paralegal

The Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project (MAIP) is a non-profit organization located in the District of Columbia that works to prevent and correct the conviction of innocent people in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. The University of Baltimore Innocence Project Clinic (UBIPC), an affiliate of MAIP, has a similar mission and is housed at the University of Baltimore Law School. We are seeking a Maryland Paralegal/Investigator to work as an integral part of fulfilling that mission. Read...
Illinois IP & Exoneration Project Client William Amor Exonerated

Illinois IP & Exoneration Project Client William Amor Exonerated

Illinois Innocence Project and Exoneration Project A former Naperville man who spent 22 years in prison for the 1995 death of his mother-in-law was found not guilty in a retrial Wednesday. Following a seven-day bench trial, DuPage County Judge Liam C. Brennan found 61-year-old William Amor not guilty of murder and aggravated arson in connection with the death of Marianne Miceli, according to a statement from the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office. “This is the end of a nightmare for me,” Amor said in a statement released by the Illinois Innocence Project, which represented him. Read...
Staff Attorney Fellow – California Innocence Project

Staff Attorney Fellow – California Innocence Project

California Western School of Law (CWSL) is looking for a Staff Attorney Fellow to work for the California Innocence Project (CIP). This position will be responsible for reviewing claims for innocence arising from convictions occurring within San Diego County. The Staff Attorney Fellow will train under the CIP Staff; supervise interns, volunteers, and students; supervise intake in the office, including intake management; engage in habeas petitions and legal writing; and participate in litigation and case preparation as assigned. This is a fulltime grant position. Read...
External Relations Administrator for Development and Policy

External Relations Administrator for Development and Policy

California Western School of Law is looking for an External Relations Administrator for Development and Policy to work for the California Innocence Project. This position will be responsible for developing fundraising opportunities, including identifying and applying for state and federal grants and private grant opportunities. The External Relations Administrator will manage and organize the public relations agenda for media opportunities as they arise. This position will also work with the Associate Director and Policy Coordinator to coordinate California Innocence Project’s policy and legislative agenda, meet with legislative staffers and other policy stakeholders to forward agenda items, and develop relationships with stakeholders to forward agenda items legislatively. This is a fulltime partial grant position. Read...
Innocence Project, Exoneration Project, and Center on Wrongful Convictions Clients Corey Batchelor and Kevin Bailey Exonerated

Innocence Project, Exoneration Project, and Center on Wrongful Convictions Clients Corey Batchelor and Kevin Bailey Exonerated

Innocence Project, Exoneration Project and Center for Wrongful Convictions CHICAGO — Prosecutors have dropped charges against two men who say Chicago police detectives beat them into confessing to a 1989 killing. Cook County Judge Alfredo Maldonado on Tuesday formally tossed convictions against Corey Batchelor and Kevin Bailey, both age 48. Batchelor was released on parole in 2004 but says he’s glad a judge vacated the convictions. Bailey was still serving an 80-year prison term for the murder, but was released Tuesday. “28 years, seven months and two long days, I sat up in the penitentiary area, and for what? Nothing!” Bailey said after he was released. Read...