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Exonerating the wrongfully convicted

Mark Godsey, OIP co-founder & director (left), and Brian Howe, OIP staff attorney (right), stand with Rickey Jackson (middle) during exoneration proceedings. Jackson spent 39 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.
Ohio Innocence Project
Mark Godsey, OIP co-founder & director (left), and Brian Howe, OIP staff attorney (right), stand with Rickey Jackson (middle) during exoneration proceedings. Jackson spent 39 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.

After serving 25 years in prison for a murder he didn’t, a Columbus man was recently freed. We’ll look at the issue of wrongful convictions and learn about the work done by the Wrongful Conviction Project and others that goes into exonerating individuals and reforming the legal system to prevent future injustices.

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