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RMIC’s Wrongful Conviction Day

Homecoming Celebration

Wrongful Conviction Day invite 2023This year, we celebrate Wrongful Conviction Day in honor and in the presence of RMIC clients who have returned to their homes and families after serving decades in prison.  

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This is not just another fundraiser event but a moment in time where we recognize that we’ve made progress, but there’s still much work to be done. RMIC could not do the work we do without supporters like you!  

Not everyone’s path to freedom looks the same, so come and learn more about their struggles, successes, and the help they’ve had along the way. You will also be treated to an exclusive live performance by professional saxophonist Cal Bennett and appearances from other special guests. You won’t want to miss it!  

If you are unable to attend, please consider donating here

Sponsorships are still available, so please contact Kristy Columbia at kcolumbia@rminnocence.org for more information!


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Call For More Utah Counties To Set Up Conviction Integrity Units

Only a few Utah counties have set up review boards to help free the wrongfully convicted, Michael Locklear of KUTV reports. As featured on KJZZ.com, Tuesday, August 26: This article includes: 

  • Conviction integrity units
  • 4 Utah counties have created them
  • A call for more counties to set up the units
  • Jensie Anderson’s response to Tuesday’s announcement

Excerpt: SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — The Rocky Mountain Innocence Center is calling for more counties in Utah to set up conviction integrity units, which are essentially review boards that work to free people who’ve been wrongfully convicted.

Jensie Anderson, legal director for the Center, said Utah is “a little behind the curve.” She said her nonprofit is willing to help smaller counties establish units.

“I think all of the counties ultimately should probably have one,” she said.

The first convictions to be overturned through this relatively new process are in the works, announced Tuesday by Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill.

Read the rest of the article here: https://kjzz.com/news/local/only-a-few-utah-counties-have-set-up-review-boards-to-help-free-the-wrongfully-convicted


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