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International Wrongful Conviction Day

International Wrongful Conviction Day celebrates its third anniversary on Tuesday, October 4th. In honor of that, here’s a layman’s crash course in the causes of wrongful conviction, and a brief introduction to the Innocence Movement. The Causes Wrongful convictions are … Continue reading

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The Advocate’s Dilemma: the humanitarian outreach of West Seattle resident John Murphy benefitting the Yezidi

McCreary fumbles with an encrypted text message app on her phone as we sit down at a table by the window inside the Uptown Espresso on Delridge. “He’s getting a little more cautious about protecting his communications just because there’s … Continue reading

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What It Feels Like to Be Wrongly Accused: I spent four years in an Italian prison for a crime I didn’t commit. And I am not alone.

  WE RARELY, IF EVER, THINK IT WILL OR CAN HAPPEN TO US. It is a worst-case scenario we can’t reasonably prepare ourselves for. But it happens more than we want to believe. Since 1989, 317 wrongfully convicted people in … Continue reading

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