City Club of Eugene: Guilty Until Proven Innocent: The Oregon Innocence Project

Program date: March 17, 2023 Air date: March 20, 2023 From the City Club of Eugene: Nothing offends our sense of justice as much as an innocent per...

March 19, 2023
7:26 PM

Program date: March 17, 2023 Air date: March 20, 2023 From the City Club of Eugene: Nothing offends our sense of justice as much as an innocent person being incarcerated—or killed—for a crime that he or she did not commit. We want the justice system to be both rigorous and equitable, yet every year we read about people being released from jail, because new evidence conclusively proves their innocence. The original Innocence Project, founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld, is a legal clinic at the Benjamin N.