NCIP client Joaquin Ciria, a 61-year-old man who spent the last 32 years wrongfully incarcerated was exonerated on April 18, 2022 in San Francisco Superior Court with the help of pro bono attorney Ellen Eggers.
On September 13, 2022, Governor Newsom signed CIC-supported AB 2644, making California the fourth state in the country to institute reforms prohibiting the use of coercive, manipulative and deceptive law enforcement interrogation tactics on youth.
Join NCIP for a night of celebration at our annual Justice For All Awards Gala in person at Julia Morgan Ballroom located in San Francisco, CA. Visit the JFA page for more information on sponsorship levels and ticket pricing.
NCIP launched on Wrongful Conviction Day 2021 results from our social media campaign called #MakingChanges,
a project created by NCIP volunteers highlighting our community's thoughts and opinions on wrongful convictions. Visit the page to learn more.
- Police Lying to Children: California Bill Seeks to Protect Questioned Youth - LA Progressiveon August 16, 2022
- Even the District Attorney Believed Joaquin Ciria Was Innocent. Why Did It Take So Long to Set Him Free? - POLITICOon August 7, 2022
- Justice for Jane: Murder suspect chooses not to fight charges - Mountain Democraton July 31, 2022
- 'Justice wasn't being served': This man says S.F. cheated him out of $1 million after a wrongful conviction - San Francisco Chronicleon July 26, 2022
- No contest plea for suspect in 1985 California slaying; DNA evidence freed original suspect - Sacramento Beeon July 22, 2022