This is What We Do

 

The Forensic Justice Project team strives to exonerate the innocent and works to reform the justice system by changing the way forensics are used in criminal cases, regardless of guilt or innocence.

Number of exonerations in the U.S.:

2.6K+

Years lost in U.S. prisons

24,150

Number of exonerations in Oregon

21

This is Why We Do It

 

We know that our criminal justice system has relied on faulty forensic evidence to convict in this country for decades.  Mistakes have been proved hundreds of times through DNA testing resulting in exonerations where the innocent have walked out of prison decades after they went in.  Still, the law lags far behind when it comes to forensic evidence.

FJP operates at the intersection of science and the law.

 

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