Jerry Miller exonerated in Chicago; becomes 200th DNA exoneree nationwide
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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DNA to clear 200th person
DNA should clear man who served 25 years
On the 200th Exoneration in the U.S, by Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck
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
ABC 7 Chicago:
DNA leads judge to clear convictions of man who served 25 years
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