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Arizona Justice Project’s efforts cited in recent ‘Arizona Republic’ article
article entitled, “Gilbert Rape Case Spurs DNA Debate, Man Who Served 7 Years Freed,” by JJ Hensley and published on Jan. 23, featured the story of an Arizona man exonerated through new DNA evidence.
The man’s release came after the Arizona Justice Project, which is housed at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Several students in the College’s
also worked on the case.
The Arizona Justice Project, which was established in 1998, works to prevent and overturn wrongful convictions. Students with the Post-Conviction Clinic investigate and analyze state inmates’ substantial claim of innocence where DNA evidence has the potential to exonerate the inmate from the conviction of murder, non-negligent homicides and sexual assault.
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