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Below are just a few thoughts and success stories from organizations just like yours.
Studies estimate that an astounding 3-5% of men and women in prison are innocent of the crimes for which they are imprisoned. Some of the most frequent factors leading to wrongful convictions include government misconduct, eyewitness misidentification, inadequate defense, incentivized informants, false confessions, and flawed forensic science.
The Georgia Innocence Project (GIP) investigates criminal convictions where modern DNA testing was not available at the time of trial. If there is a compelling claim of innocence and DNA evidence still exists, GIP litigates to test that DNA and prove actual innocence. Since its inception, GIP has received more than 6,800 requests for assistance, including 1,400 from Alabama.
Virginia Beach CASA is a private, non-profit organization that recruits, trains and supervises competent volunteers dedicated to advocating for the needs of abused and neglected children currently in court proceedings. The program promotes safe, permanent homes for all children and seeks to educate the community concerning the needs of abused and neglected children.
There are nearly 600 children in foster care in Baltimore County each year. CASA of Baltimore County currently serves about one third of those. Our goal is to help ensure that these children receive all the services they need and to recommend to the court the best outcome for each child — a safe, loving, permanent home.