This morning in Chicago, Jerry Miller was officially cleared of a 1981 rape he didn’t commit. He was 24 when he was convicted and he served 24 years in Illinois prisons before he was paroled 11 months ago.
With Miller’s exoneration, the Innocence Project launched a month-long campaign today to prevent this injustice from happening to more innocent people. Click here for more on the
200 Exonerated campaign
Click the links below for coverage of Miller’s exoneration. More press coverage will be added throughout the day.
Cleared by DNA after 26 years
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After 25 years in prison, man found innocent of rape
Seattle Post-Intelligencer –
DNA clears 200th wrongfully convicted
CBS 2 Chicago:
Judge clears man wrongly convicted of rape