At 9:00 a.m., May 10, 2019, Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot and the Conviction Integrity Unit moved to dismiss the cases of Dennis Allen and Stanley Mozee on the basis of actual innocence to State District Court Judge Raquel Jones in the 203rd Judicial District Court. By granting the motion, Judge Jones declared Dennis Allen and Stanley Mozee “actually innocent”.
The Innocence Project of Texas (IPTX) is honored to be the recent recipient of a generous grant provided by the Texas Bar Foundation. IPTX, based in Ft. Worth, is the leading non-profit in Texas providing first-class legal and investigative services to those who have been wrongfully convicted.
IPTX Deputy Director Mike Ware and Director of Outreach and Education (and one of our own exonerees) Anna Vasquez at this year’s Innocence Network Conference in Atlanta, GA with other exonerees.
News about Innocence Project of Texas client George Powell and the court ruling
As the Spring Semester starts up, Texas Tech University is giving some much-appreciated recognition to the IPTX Innocence Clinic we host at the law school.
Our law school clinics kick off their Spring Semesters this week, and we could not be more excited.
One of our favorite things at the Innocence Project of Texas is reuniting families with their loved ones for the holidays - holidays that for decades have been spent apart.
The Innocence Project of Texas is pleased to announce the convictions of its clients Kristie Mayhugh, Elizabeth Ramirez, Cassandra Rivera and Anna Vasquez (the San Antonio 4) were, today, officially expunged.
The Innocence Clinic at Texas Tech School of Law celebrated today with Jesse Griffith. Mr. Griffith was exonerated last year, and just earlier this month IPTX through the Clinic secured a complete expungement of the conviction.
IPTX’s Deputy Director, Allison Clayton, was recognized today by the National Legal Aid and Defender Association for her work with IPTX and her dedication to the indigent.
Today, IPTX was in federal court in South Dakota advocating for 4 Sioux Native American men wrongly convicted over 20 years ago.
IPTX joins the plea to Congress for increased funding of programs in support of innocence work and of advancements in forensic sciences.
IPTX client Edward Ates just walked out of prison into the arms of his family after 20 years of incarceration.
In an article released today in the Waco Tribune-Herald, ITX Executive Director Mike Ware discusses the frustrating position taken by the district attorney in the Joe Bryan case.
Today the Innocence Network (of which ITX is an active participant) formally announced a partnership with the National Basketball Coaches Association and NBA Voices in an effort to build the public's awareness about the reality and causes of wrongful convictions.
You would think being interviewed by police several miles away would be a pretty good alibi for a burglary. But you would be wrong. Today, ITX has obtained a formal exoneration of its client Timmy Duke, a man who had an airtight alibi and was still wrongly convicted.
In this article, Pamela Colloff of ProPublica details the recent, staggering development in the case of ITX client Joe Bryan and the junk science used to convict him.
Over thirty years ago, Joe Bryan’s wife was murdered. Joe claimed he was innocent - at a conference over 100 miles away at the time. Bloodstain analysis, however, linked Joe to the crime. In this two-part investigative series, Pamela Colloff explores the crime, conviction, and junk science used to send Joe to prison for the rest of his life.
Today marks a decade since officials formally learned what Cory Session and his family have always known: DNA evidence proved that his brother Timothy Cole, who died in prison from an asthma attack in 1999, had been unjustly convicted of rape more than a decade earlier.
We repost here the announcement of ITX client Ed Ates' parole by his ITX attorney Allison Clayton. The fight for his exoneration continues, but for now Ed will be reunited with his family and can breathe in the scent of freedom.