Most Influential People of 2013: Innocence Project NW
- Seattle Magazine
IPNW is honored by the magazine for its work helping to overturn wrongful convictions using new evidence, such as DNA. This year, one of the organization’s biggest long-term efforts paid off, getting a bill passed that allows wrongfully convicted individuals to be compensated for their incarceration time.
Prof. Jackie McMurtrie to receive William O. Douglas lifetime achievement award
McMurtrie has devoted nearly 20 years to the pursuit of justice on behalf of individuals wrongly convicted and imprisoned in Washington. She will receive the award at the WA-ACLU Bill of Rights Celebration Dinner Nov. 9.