Oregon Innocence Project Advocates for DNA Bill

Oregon Innocence Project Advocates for DNA Bill

On Wednesday, lawmakers in Salem heard from the Oregon Innocence Project (OIP) about House Bill 3206 that would increase the availability of DNA testing for people who may have been wrongfully convicted and imprisoned.  Members of the Oregon Innocence Project were joined by exoneree Ted Bradford who was the first person in Washington State to be exonerated based on DNA evidence.  Several media outlets throughout the state reported on the story:

You can obtain additional information regarding HB 3206 and the Oregon Innocence Project’s efforts to expand the availability of DNA testing on the OIP website.

Maloney Lauersdorf Reiner attorney, Janis Puracal, is a co-founder of the Oregon Innocence Project and spent the day with her OIP colleagues and Mr. Bradford in Salem advocating for the bill that encourages decisions based on objective scientific evidence.

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