Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015
The Tehama County Superior Court in northern California has overturned the wrongful conviction of Larry Pohlschneider, a client of Santa Clara University School of Law’s Northern California Innocence Project, after nearly 15 years of wrongful imprisonment f
Wednesday, Sep. 2, 2015
A groundbreaking symposium offered by the Northern California Innocence Project aims to share best practices and improve the environment for prosecutor-initiated "conviction review units," which seek to ensure freedom for the wrongfully imprisoned.
Friday, Sep. 26, 2014
Two California laws supported by the Northern California Innocence Project at SCU, to helps wrongfully convicted prisoners obtain DNA testing or overturn convictions based on outdated expert testimony, were signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Monday, Mar. 11, 2013
The Northern California Innocence Project (NCIP) and the California DNA Project (CDP) at Santa Clara University School of Law announced that on March 8, the Alameda County Superior Court overturned the wrongful conviction of Johnny Williams for sex crimes after new DNA evidence proved his innocence. Mr. Williams served 14 years in prison.
Friday, Feb. 22, 2013
In the 13th exoneration in NCIP history, SCU's Northern California Innocence Project and San Francisco law firm Keker and Van Nest helped free wrongfully convicted Oakland man Ronald Ross after nearly seven years in prison.
Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010
A breakfast lecture Sept. 8 will feature John Hollway, author of a book detailing the true story of a man who spent 18 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit.