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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: We need help building a custom Chrome Extension! If you're interested in volunteering, follow the link for details and contact info https://t.co/Jrh7hOPyPZ https://t.co/415utCObuc GaInnocence photo

The continued use of the death penalty has a devastating and outsized impact on those already unjustly targeted and victimized by our criminal legal system. Of the 185 people exonerated from death row in the last 48 years, 99 are Black.
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Johnny Gates spent 26 years on GA’s death row. Securing a coerced & unreliable confession, suppressing & destroying evidence, striking prospective Black jurors, & intentionally creating an all-White jury, Johnny’s case was rife with misconduct by police & prosecutors.
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Today marks a tragic anniversary—10 years ago Georgia ended Troy Davis’ life with a lethal injection. Davis was convicted of killing a police officer in Savannah in 1989, a crime he always maintained, & the evidence indicates, he did not commit.
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Wrongful Conviction Day is Oct 2nd!

On this day, & every day, we recognize the tremendous personal, social, & emotional costs of wrongful conviction for innocent people & their families.
#WCD2021 #TheFightContinues https://t.co/FTsy8VwPcW
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Why is it so hard to right a wrong in GA?

Devonia Inman has been wrongfully imprisoned for 20+ yrs.

“Justice, not victory, is our chief goal.”

Yet the AG’s actions in the Inman case belie their stated chief goal. Read more on our blog:
https://t.co/qbPHoW0g4Y #freedevonia
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Georgia Innocence Project
Georgia Innocence Project
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Georgia Innocence Project
Georgia Innocence Project
Project: Develop a custom Google Chrome extension.

Skills: Programming experience (JS, HTML, CSS), experience developing browser extensions

Description: GIP needs assistance in developing a custom Chrome extension that will be used to send text to predefined webhooks.

MORE: https://www.georgiainnocenceproject.org/act/volunteer/
Georgia Innocence Project
Georgia Innocence Project
Johnny Gates spent 26 years on Georgia’s death row fighting to prove his innocence. From securing a coerced and unreliable confession to suppressing and destroying exculpatory evidence, striking prospective Black jurors, and intentionally creating an all-White jury, Johnny’s case was rife with misconduct by police and prosecutors.

Johnny was released from prison in 2020 after serving more than 43 years for a crime he didn’t commit.

MORE: https://www.georgiainnocenceproject.org/2021/09/21/the-death-penalty-unfixable-unjustly-applied-and-regularly-used-as-a-tool-to-convict-the-innocent/?fbclid=IwAR2K8UOpYjOkVWxXuqGp7EgXlj4zE6Nyg-qylAvpL3VpD7Ii6pMriHYJzAY
#WCD2021 #wrongfulconvictionday #gip #deathpenalty #georgiainnocenceproject #wrongfulconviction
Georgia Innocence Project
Georgia Innocence Project
The continued use of the death penalty has a devastating and outsized impact on those already unjustly targeted and victimized by our criminal legal system. Of the 185 people exonerated from death row in the last 48 years, 99 are Black.

That means that, in a country where Black individuals comprise only 14% of the total population, they comprise more than 53% of death row exonerees.

Read more on our blog: https://www.georgiainnocenceproject.org/2021/09/21/the-death-penalty-unfixable-unjustly-applied-and-regularly-used-as-a-tool-to-convict-the-innocent/
#WCD2021 #wrongfulconvictionday #thefightcontinues #georgiainnocenceproject #gip #deathpenalty
Georgia Innocence Project
Georgia Innocence Project
Today marks a tragic anniversary—10 years ago Georgia ended Troy Davis’ life with a lethal injection. Davis was convicted of killing a police officer in Savannah in 1989, a crime he always maintained, and the evidence indicates, he did not commit.

READ MORE:
Georgia Innocence Project
Georgia Innocence Project
Wrongful Conviction Day is October 2nd!

What is Wrongful Conviction Day?

Wrongful Conviction Day is a day celebrated internationally to raise awareness about wrongful convictions as well as the causes and remedies. On this day, and every day, we recognize the tremendous personal, social, and emotional costs of wrongful conviction for innocent people and their families.

This year we are recognizing this important day with a virtual event, The Freedom Bowl: Tackling Wrongful Convictions One Turf at a Time. We hope you will join us! More info: https://fb.me/e/4nxAGJnBY

Learn more about wrongful convictions in Georgia and how you can help by visiting our website https://www.georgiainnocenceproject.org/

#WrongfulConvictionDay #WCD2021 #TheFightContinues