- Learn more about the types of cases that the Illinois Innocence Project accepts.
- Learn about some of the highlighted cases that we are currently working.
- Our 2015 exonerees:
Angel Gonzalez was convicted of rape based on faulty eyewitness identification and coerced confession. He was imprisoned 21 years until DNA testing proved his innocence. He was exonerated and released in March 2015. Read More…
Christopher Abernathy was convicted of sexual assault based on a false confession. He was imprisoned 30 years until DNA testing proved his innocence. He was exonerated and released in February 2015. Read More…