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Faulty Convictions in California Lead to 2,346 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment and $282M+ in Costs Over 23 Years, New Study Finds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContactLucy Salcido Carter, Northern California Innocence Project (NCIP) Policy Director,lcarter@scu.edu, 650-400-4364 (Cell) orAudrey Redmond, NCIP Communications Director, alredmond@scu.edu, 408-396-1360 (Cell) Faulty Convictions in California Lead to 2,346 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment and $282M+ in Costs Over 23 Years,

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It was a busy year for Innocence Network affiliated organizations. According to a recent report by the National Registry of Exonerations (Registry), researchers found that 149 people were cleared in 2015 for crimes they didn’t commit — more than any other year