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Mizzou Law Welcomes Emily Danker-Feldman as Director of the Innocence Project Clinic

We are incredibly excited to welcome Emily Danker-Feldman to the Mizzou Law faculty this year as the new director of the Innocence Project Clinic. She has dedicated her career to assisting incarcerated people, working as an attorney at Rosenblum, Schwartz & Fry with a focus on state appeals and post-conviction cases and federal motions, sentencing and appellate practice before becoming…

New grant gives boost to MU School of Law Innocence Clinic

The grant totaling nearly $500,000, from the U.S. Department of Justice will help MU law students and the Midwest Innocence Project review a backlog of cases of possible innocence involving Missourians Contact: Sara Diedrich 573-882-3243 diedrichs@missouri.edu  COLUMBIA, Mo. – For more than 10 years, students at the University of Missouri School of Law have been working with the Midwest Innocence…

Exonerated: Justice, justice shall you pursue

On April 28, an audience of more than 150 people heard the compelling stories of two Midwest Innocence Project clients, Rodney Lincoln and Lamont McIntyre and their long fight for freedom. Combined Lincoln and McIntyre spent 59 years in prison for crimes they never committed. Lincoln and McIntyre told their stories as part of an event by the Jewish Federation…

Mizzou Law Hosts Discussion About Wrongful Convictions

Mizzou Law is hosting “The Exonerated: Surviving Justice,” a discussion about wrongful convictions with exonerees who spent decades behind bars for crimes they did not commit. The featured speakers will be Ellen Reasonover, Joe Amrine, Lamonte McIntyre, Richard Jones and Reggie Griffin. The event is sponsored by the Innocence Clinic, a joint project between the MU School of Law, University…