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Illinois Innocence Project

The Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) has a three-part mission:

  • To evaluate and investigate cases for credible claims of an Illinois inmate’s actual innocence, and, when appropriate, provide legal representation and/or other assistance toward proving the inmate’s actual innocence (Download a PDF copy of our Attorney Case Referral Form);
  • To encourage meaningful reforms toward preventing the conviction of innocent persons in the future;
  • To educate the public and provide important educational and experiential opportunities for students about wrongful convictions.

Illinois Innocence Project Fund


7th Annual Defenders of the Innocent Awards Short Film

Please take a moment to watch this short film sharing the stories of some of our clients and their families. Stay tuned for photos from the awards dinner!


Peggy Jo Jackson

Photo of Peggy Jo Jackson and IIP staff.

The Illinois Innocence Project celebrated the clemency of Peggy Jo Jackson who had been wrongfully imprisoned for over 26 years.

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Anthony Murray

Anthony Murray Release

The Illinois Innocence Project celebrated the release of Anthony Murray who had been wrongfully imprisoned for over 14 years.

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