Resources


Legal Representation

The Innocence Network is an affiliation of organizations, with a membership list organized by state, dedicated to providing pro bono legal and investigative services to individuals seeking to prove their innocence of crimes for which they have been convicted, as well as working to redress the causes of wrongful convictions.

Database

National Registry of Exonerationsdetailed information about every known exoneration in the United States since 1989

Books of Interest

With Malice Aforethought: The Execution Of Nicola Sacco And Bartolomeo Vanzetti, by Theodore W. Grippo (CWC Advisory Board member)

Documentaries of Interest:

  • Amanda Knox
  • The Central Park Five
  • David & Me
  • Deadline
  • Making a Murderer (series)
  • Murder on a Sunday Morning
  • Southwest of Salem
  • The Staircase (series)
  • The Thin Blue Line
  • West of Memphis

 

Movies of Interest (based on true stories)


Criminal Justice Organizations

Just'IS' 4 Just'US' (exoneree support organization started by exonerees)
MacArthur Justice Center
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
The Sentencing Project
Snitching.org (criminal informant law, policy, and research)
Southern Center for Human Rights
Truth in Justice

Death Penalty Websites

ABA Death Penalty Representation Project
Clark County Indiana Prosecutor's Death Penalty Links
Constitution Project
Death Penalty Focus
Death Penalty Information Center
Witness to Innocence (death row survivors advocating against the death penalty)