Wrongful convictions are a worldwide epidemic. Injustice Anywhere was created to help bring more knowledge and attention to wrongful convictions and to work to bring much needed reform. We must do more to prevent the unjust imprisonment of innocent people. If we work together we can all make a difference.
Jeffrey Havard was wrongfully convicted in December 2002, and sentenced to death in Mississippi for the sexual assault and murder of his girlfriend’s six-month-old daughter, Chloe Britt. Chloe’s death was a tragic accident, not a murder. Havard accidentally dropped Chloe after giving her a bath. According to Havard, Chloe slipped out of his hands and hit her head on the toilet. The evidence in the case supports his claims. Jeffrey must be granted a new trial. Jeffrey Havard is innocent. Continue reading →
Nyki Kish was wrongfully convicted on March 1, 2011 of second degree murder for the stabbing death of Ross Hammond in Toronto, Canada, on August 8, 2007. Nyki's 2013 appeal was denied on March 10, 2014. Nyki needs your support more than ever. Please join the fight. Nyki Kish is innocent. Continue reading →
"I'm not a guilty person looking for a legal loophole. I'm an innocent person looking for justice."
Debra Milke was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death in 1991 in Arizona for the murder of her four-year-old son in 1989. Debra is a victim of police negligence and corruption. The only evidence against her was a detective's claim that she provided a non-recorded verbal confession. Debra Milke is innocent. Continue reading →
An inspiring Event: William Dillon Enjoys His Freedom
Jamie Snow was wrongfully convicted in 2001 for the 1991 murder of William Little, a gas station attendant in Bloomington, Illinois. Jamie is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. In the years following his conviction, new information has come to light clearly showing that police misconduct and bad lawyering sent the wrong man to prison for William Little’s murder. Jamie Snow is innocent. Continue reading →
Kirstin Lobato was wrongfully convicted in October, 2006, of voluntary manslaughter and sexual penetration of a corpse in 2001. There is absolutely no evidence implicating her to the crime and she has a rock solid alibi. The authorities failed to properly investigate this crime leading to a wrongful conviction. Kirstin Lobato is innocent. Continue reading →
An Arizona woman who spent more than two decades on death row was released on bond Friday afternoon after a judge ruled there’s no direct evidence linking her to the death of her young son. Debra Milke walked out of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s jail after supporters posted $250,000 bond. Continue reading →
Amanda Knox & Raffaele Sollecito were wrongfully convicted in 2009 for the murder of Meredith Kercher in 2007. Both were declared innocent on appeal in 2010 and were released from prison. In January of 2014, another appeals court reinstated the guilty verdicts. Amanda and Raffaele have now appealed their case to the Italian Supreme Court. A ruling is expected by the end of 2014, or early 2015. Continue reading →
In Focus This Week
Amanda Knox & Raffaele Sollecito
Kirstin Blaise Lobato
Debra Jean Milke
Nicole "Nyki" Kish
an organization working to correct wrongful convictions
November 11, 2013: Update: The State of Missouri has elected to not pursue Ryan Ferguson's case further. Ryan Ferguson is a Free man! Continue reading →
We are extremely grateful that Ryan Ferguson is now a free man. Unfortunately, Charles Erickson remains wrongfully convicted, and is currently serving a 25 year prison sentence in Missouri for the murder of Kent Heitholt. Anyone that supports Ryan Ferguson should support the release of Charles Erickson. Charles must not continue to be punished for a murder he did not commit. The Heitholt family deserves justice. The continued incarceration of Charles Erickson brings no justice and no real closure for the family of the victim. Continue reading →
The Shaken Baby Syndrome Debate: Is SBS Junk Science?
Injustice Anywhere Spring Newsletter
Darlie Routier was wrongfully convicted in 1997 and sentenced to death in Texas for the 1996 stabbing death of her 5-year-old son Damon. Darlie's 6-year-old son Devon was also murdered during the attack, but prosecutors chose to withhold charges for Devon's murder in case Darlie was acquitted, as there is no statute of limitations for murder in Texas. Evidence shows that Devon and Damon were murdered by an intruder. Darlie Routier is innocent. Continue reading →
This week we discussed the debate surrounding Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS). New scientific evidence has come to light in recent years challenging the validity of SBS, calling into question thousands of convictions that may have been secured on flawed science. Listen now →