Wrongful convictions are
more common than you think.
Wrongful convictions devastate lives and families all over Texas — and fighting a wrongful conviction can be nearly impossible. Innocence Project of Texas provides free, first-class investigative and legal services to people incarcerated for crimes they did not commit.
Innocence Project of Texas exists to free those wrongfully convicted, reform policies that imprison the innocent, and educate the public to drive lasting change.
There are an estimated
serving sentences due to
Exonerations and the releases that often precede them are
expensive and laborious, but we’re extremely proud of the
results we’ve achieved over the last 17 years.
However, there is still more work to do.
All Our Stories
What We Do
Working to free and exonerate those who have been wrongly convicted
Addressing the policy failures that lead to the imprisonment of innocent Texans
Enlightening the general public about the epidemic of wrongful convictions
“IPTX believed me. They told me they weren’t going to quit until they saw me walk free. The innocence movement is a part of who I am. Until my last days, I will be a part of this work.”Johnny Pinchback Exoneree & IPTX Board Member
Systemic Failures Have Wrongly
Imprisoned Thousands of
The Generosity of Their Fellow Citizens Can Provide
Them the The Freedom They Deserve.