The mission of the Northern California Innocence Project (NCIP) is to promote a fair, effective and compassionate criminal justice system and protect the rights of the innocent.

NCIP staff and exonerees

About NCIP


NCIP Advisory BoardNCIP Staff2014-2019 Strategic Plan and 2014 Year in Review.

Exonerations and Case Work


Since NCIP’s founding in 2001, NCIP has helped win the freedom of 17 wrongfully imprisoned individuals. Learn more about NCIP’s exonerees and cases we take. Learn more about our latest exoneree George Souliotes.

Policy Reform


NCIP works to change policies and practices to prevent wrongful convictions and for broader criminal justice reform. Learn more about NCIP’s policy initiatives.

Clinical Program for Santa Clara Law Students


Law students working with NCIP gain hands-on experience, enhance their Santa Clara University School of Law experience and grow their careers. Learn more about our clinical program.

News


Read the latest blogs, NCIP e-news, Archived newsletters, and Press.

NCIP’s blog

Support NCIP’s Work


NCIP is primarily funded through donations from individuals like you. To help NCIP continue its work, please make a donation today or learn about other ways you can help.

Contact Us


Learn the best way to contact NCIP here.