Over 10 Years Since Conviction, Kansas City Native Laments Convictions
Over 10 Years Since Conviction, Kansas City Native, Lanardo Myrick Laments Convictions he feels were because he was black.
By: Lanardo Myrick
Mr. Myrick Encourages others to review their cases and be aware of all the charges and aspect of the case pending against them or some they know. He refers others to read and join organizations like Innocence Project New Orleans. Please, read more By Jacqueline DeRobertis about The LSU Law Center has received a grant to establish a Wrongful Conviction Clinic at the school, allowing law students to review cases of people with claims of innocence.
LSU Law, partnering with the Innocence Project New Orleans, received a nearly $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to establish a Wrongful Conviction Clinic at the university. This two-year grant will allow them to review cases of incarcerated people who say they have been wrongfully convicted.
It is the first clinic of its kind at a Louisiana law school, according to a press release from LSU. Students will examine cases to identify those that may benefit from DNA testing and potentially file post-conviction petitions for these defendants later down the line.
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