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Stetson panel discusses wrongful convictions

12/15/09 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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If it wasn’t for the New York Chapter of The Innocence Project, a nonprofit that works to overturn wrongful convictions, St. Petersburg native Alan Crotzer would currently be rounding out his third decade in prison. Crotzer spent nearly 25 years in prison for a robbery, kidnapping and double rape that DNA evidence shows he did not commit; however, he kept his sense of humor as he spoke during a social justice round table.

Last night, Stetson University College of Law convened a panel to ...

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Florida’s Innocence Project partners with Stetson University to help free the wrongly convicted listen

11/16/09 Lisa Marzilli
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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A new alliance between Stetson University and a Tallahassee legal defense organization could hopefully mean freedom for some of the wrongfully convicted trapped in Florida prisons.

Since its creation in 1992, The Innocence Project has helped exonerate more than 240 people across the U.S., including 17 on death row.

The Innocence Project of Florida opened its doors in 2003 with a mission to find and free inn...


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