24 People Freed. 303 Years Lost.


Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills into law sponsored by the California Innocence Coalition, a group made up of three innocence organizations in California..

In the latest case of advanced medical evidence exonerating people who have been wrongly accused, a Chico couple, Peter and Edelyn Yhip, have had their case dismissed..

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Glenn Payne spent 13 years in prison for a 1991 child-molesting conviction in San Jose based on hair-identification evidence that has since been discredited. His record cleared, Payne, 55..

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Edelyn Yhip

Along with her husband, Dr. Peter Yhip, NCIP client Edelyn Yhip was charged with the murder of her 2-year-old son in 2012. On August 23, 2018, the judge dismissed the case due to lack of sufficient evidence.