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Wrongful Conviction Day 10/2

by Justice NOT Politics category: Cause

“I support the wrongfully convicted! Let's change the criminal justice system together! #IWCD2014 #wrongfulconvictions http://thndr.it/1pxUPkd

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Ends Oct 02, 12:00 PM EDT

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This campaign ended on October 02 at 12PM

Wrongful Conviction Day 10/2

Wrongful Conviction Day began as an idea of Win Wahrer, Director of Client Services at the Association in Defence of the Wrongfully Convicted (AIDWYC) http://www.aidwyc.org/

A small group of like-minded individuals – all committed to the dual cause of overturning wrongful criminal convictions and educating the broader community on this important legal and social issue – joined her and together the concept for an international day recognizing the plight of the wrongly convicted, their families and their advocates, was born. Recognizing that wrongful convictions are not limited to one jurisdiction or one nation, the group quickly sought to unite individuals and organizations world-wide in this effort to eradicate wrongful convictions.

To date, individuals, groups and organizations in seven nations have embraced this day and will mark Wrongful Conviction Day in a special way, which reflects their unique experiences and needs.

  • We reached our goal!

    September 28, 2014
    Thanks everyone! With 100 supporters, our message will be blasted all at once to 60,000+ people on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr! Thanks for joining! Let's keep it going!
  • 47%

    September 27, 2014
    Almost halfway there folks! We're gettin' this! :)
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Justice NOT Politics
@freejamiesnow

We are a group of family, friends, and supporters of the wrongfully convicted, and are asking our senators and legislators to hold judges, prosecutors and defense attorney's accountable for misconduct resulting in wrongful convictions. We NEED your help! Please stand with us! Please sign our petition at: http://www.change.org/p/justice-not-politics-hold-prosecutors-accountable-for-misconduct-in-wrongful-convictions

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