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‘Life Beyond Freedom’ Created to Provide Services for Exonerees in California

Life Beyond Freedom, a non-profit organization co-founded in July 2013 by justice advocates Jack Cummings and Daniel Jenkins, works to provide resources for wrongfully convicted individuals transitioning from incarceration back into society. Life Beyond Freedom will support exonerees in California through education, therapy, financial

Exoneree Kirk Bloodsworth to Receive NCIP’s 2015 Cookie Ridolfi Freedom Award

Kirk Bloodsworth, the first death row inmate to be exonerated based on DNA testing, will be honored at NCIP’s eighth annual Justice for All awards dinner on March 12, 2015. In 1984, Bloodsworth was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death

$6 Million Awarded to Connecticut Exoneree Now Serving on Parole Board

The state of Connecticut has awarded exoneree Kenneth Ireland $6 million in compensation for a wrongful rape and murder conviction that sent him to prison for 21 years. In 1989, Ireland was convicted for the 1986 rape and murder of Barbara