How Katie Garding’s love for dogs supported her through wrongful conviction, life after prison

Montana Innocence Project client Katie Garding was wrongfully convicted of Vehicular Homicide in 2013. Her conviction was overturned in March 2023 based on Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, and she is living an impressive life in Billings as we await the next steps in her fight for innocence. Katie sat down with MTIP Journalism Intern Ashley Miller to discuss her work with dogs while wrongfully incarcerated through the program PrisonPaws, her newfound career with animals, and how her two furry friends support her in the day-to-day ups and downs of life after wrongful conviction.