News 04.04.07

Georgia Innocence Project receives award

Aimee Maxwell, the director of the Georgia Innocence Project, and Cliff Williams, a law student who worked on the case of recently exonerated inmate Pete Williams, will receive an award tonight from SCLC/Women Inc., an Atlanta civil rights and justice organization. The “Drum Major for Justice” awards banquet – where the Georgia Innocence Project will be honored – is held every year in Atlanta on April 4th, to commemorate the day Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. King was killed in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968.


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