Understanding Crime Victim Perspectives on Wrongful Convictions
Katie Monroe at the podium with (left to right) Jennifer Thompson, Yolanda Littlejohn and Christy Sheppard
, Innocence Project Senior Advocate for National Partnerships
, an affiliation of over 60 organizations both national and international, has long had a Victims Committee, and in 2008 it issued a landmark statement about regard for victims and victims’ families in wrongful conviction cases. The Innocence Network worked closely with victims and victims’ organizations in the creation of
and followed it with a breakthrough conference panel on the issue.
, was eventually freed thanks in large part to his persistence in maintaining his innocence and to DNA testing, which eventually identified the true perpetrator. Jennifer credits Ronald with teaching her the healing power of forgiveness and grace. Together they co-authored a joint memoir,
, a New York Times best-seller, which recounts their journeys, the tragedy that brought them together, and their mutual conviction that such errors must be recognized, and that concrete reforms can lessen the probability of such mistakes.
where convicted and then exonerated for this crime after spending 12 years in prison and on death row.
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August 30, 2018 at 3:48 pm
Richard Dinkins I suggest that you look into other work such as construction jobs that are contract jobs. These jobs offer you to work with felonies( I believe, not sure what type of crimes but you will have to do your own research) but I have family members that’s getting paid 20-40 hourly with just an high school diploma or G.E.D. its a lot of other paths you can take instead of 9-5 employments. These jobs also does traveling and paying “per diem”. Per diem is when the company is paying you regular time and also time for the travel, in some or most cases they are also paying for all expenses while on the job as well hotel, food, gas etc. You make a lot of money because your not getting benefits such as health insurance 401k etc. but with health insurance you can pay that out of pocket. when it comes down to 401k you can supplement that buy investing into stocks, or Bit coin to build that money you invest with, ITS LOTS OF OTHER REVENUES TO RECIEVE REVENUE.
B Woods March 30, 2020 at 1:05 am
Hello, i don’t live in your state,but i live in this country and when I go into prayer I will call out your name and ask GOD almighty to work on your behalf to get you your freedom, allow you forgiveness to those who harmed youn and above all GOD’s perfect peace to keep your heart and mind.