We are based in Portland but we take cases from all over Oregon. Our major areas of work include innocence and wrongful convictions, exonerations, and legal reforms to prevent wrongful convictions.

Primary media contact

Alice Lundell
Director of Communication
503.563.3356 |

oip in the news

5/8/19 Willamette Week: Amanda Knox is still haunted by the murder charges she beat, because people won’t stop talking about them

4/23/19 KXL: Oregon Senate unanimously passes bill making DNA testing accessible

4/19/19 KPTV: Murder conviction overturned in 1989 killing of Oregon Department of Corrections director

4/19/19 OPB: Judge orders release of Frank Gable, convicted in notorious 1989 murder

4/19/19 KOMO: Federal judge overturns 1989 conviction in murder of Oregon Corrections Director

4/19/19 KATU: Federal judge overturns 1989 conviction in murder of Oregon Corrections Director

4/18/19 KGW: Judge orders man convicted of killing Oregon prison system director in 1989 to be released or retried

1/13/19 The Register-Guard: Oregon voters may soon be asked to require unanimous verdicts

12/15/18 KGW: DNA testing to exonerate convicts may change in Oregon

12/15/18 Salem Reporter: Change in Oregon’s DNA law could free wrongly convicted defendants, legislators told

12/15/18 Statesman Journal: Oregon lawmakers will weigh DNA testing for exoneration

12/12/18 KATU: Wrongfully convicted man takes story to Salem

10/2/18 NPR: Oregon appeals court hears challenge to non-unanimous convictions

9/23/18 The Oregonian: Exoneration shows need to repeal Oregon’s nonunanimous jury rule

9/21/18 The Register-Guard: DAs should work with the Oregon Innocence Project

9/20/18 BBC News: Five surprising reasons prisoners have been freed

9/19/18 OPB: Exonerations raise questions about Oregon’s controversial jury system

9/13/18 The Washington Post: A dead-dog story helped convict a man of child sex abuse. Then the black lab was found alive

9/13/18 OPB: Think Out Loud

9/11/18 CBS News: How Lucy the Lab overturned a sex abuse conviction

9/11/18 KOIN: Labrador saves Oregon man from sex conviction

9/11/18 BBC News: Labrador saves US man from wrongful sex abuse prison term

9/10/18 The Oregonian: Discovery of dog leads to case dismissed against Oregon man convicted of sex abuse

9/10/18 The Bulletin: Charges dropped for Redmond man with 50 year prison sentence

9/10/18 KTVZ: Redmond man cleared of abuse conviction, 50-year sentence

9/10/18 Willamette Week: Central Oregon man cleared of child sex abuse charges after Oregon Innocence Project intervenes in case

9/10/18 OPB: Redmond man exonerated after being sentenced to 50 years in prison