The Tennessee Innocence Project


The Innocent.

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Our cases

We are just getting started, and we can’t wait to tell you about our clients. In the meantime, here are a few stories we think you might enjoy.

Attorneys in Tennessee are paid $1,000 to litigate a post-conviction claim. No expert witnesses or investigators are provided to a defendant - even if trial counsel failed to engage those resources. This story highlights the problems faced in Tennessee and explains why the Tennessee Innocence Project is critical.

20,000 years and counting - that’s how many years innocent people have spent in prison in the United States.

A detailed overview of the factors contributing to wrongful convictions.