Tennessee Innocence Project director talks wrongful convictions at NAACP meeting

By , Daily Memphian Published: July 29, 2022 12:58 PM CT

Of the roughly 3,000 Americans who have been exonerated since the late 1980s, only 30 have been from Tennessee, Jessica Van Dyke said at the meeting.


Memphis Branch NAACP Tennessee Innocence Project

Shera Avi-Yonah

Shera Avi-Yonah is an enterprise freelance intern for The Daily Memphian. She has previously reported for Bloomberg News and the American Prospect.

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