Innocence Center Opens in Nevada


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Kirstin Blaise Lobato… DeMarlo Berry… Frederick Steese 


These are all people who served time in Nevada prisons… and were ultimately found innocent of the crimes they were convicted of.  


Criminal justice advocates say there are more people who may be in similar situation — enough that a team is needed to handle cases in Nevada specifically.  

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The Innocence Center of Nevada just opened, and it plans to take another look at cases where the wrong person may have been accused of a crime. 

Toni Ann Jones, executive director and founder of the center, said in a newspaper interview that 250 to 550 Nevada inmates were wrongly convicted.


Robert Langford, board president, Innocence Center of Nevada

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