All Posts: Making an Exoneree

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Unwavering Commitment: The Story of Edward Martinez

In partnership with Georgetown students, Edward Martinez's relentless pursuit of justice has led to his release after a wrongful conviction for first-degree.…

July 16, 2024


Terrel Barros Conviction Overturned After 11 Years in Prison

Terrel Barros, who worked with Georgetown Making An Exoneree in 2020, was released from prison but still hopes to be fully.…

August 22, 2023


Making An Exoneree 2023: Students Shine Light on Wrongful Convictions

Watch the 2023 Making An Exoneree documentaries and learn about five people who are fighting their wrongful.…

May 24, 2023


Kenneth Bond, Wrongfully Convicted, Freed After 27 Years

Kenneth Bond was just 16 years old when he was wrongfully convicted of murder. Now, he's the fifth person supported by Georgetown's Making an Exoneree program to come.…

February 10, 2023


Making an Exoneree Launches Sixth Cohort

Class is in session for Making an Exoneree, Georgetown University’s unprecedented course in which a group of dedicated undergraduate students reinvestigate likely wrongful…

January 31, 2023


Making an Exoneree Receives Grant from Department of Justice

A new $495,000 grant from the Department of Justice will allow the Making an Exoneree program to ramp up its support of wrongfully convicted people across the.…

October 21, 2022


Tray Jones Comes Home After 37 Years

Sentenced to life in 1985 when he was just 16 years old, Arlando “Tray” Jones III walked out of prison on July 29, 2022, two days after his 54th birthday. It had been more…

August 1, 2022


Making an Exoneree 2022: Students Advocate for the Wrongfully Convicted

Georgetown students share the stories of five wrongfully convicted people who have spent a combined 107 years in.…

May 6, 2022


Making an Exoneree Premieres Documentaries on Wrongful Convictions

Georgetown students tell the stories of five wrongfully convicted men, who have served a combined 122 years in.…

August 16, 2021


Making an Exoneree: Keith Washington Released After 13 Years in Prison

Keith Washington's excessive 45-year sentence was reduced, allowing him to reunite with his family after spending 13 years in.…

June 23, 2021