On October 13, 2020, the Montana Board of Pardons and Parole recommended our client Katie Garding be transferred to a pre-release center where she may be released after a minimum of one year. In the wake of this news, Katie’s dad shared a song with us that he wrote around the time of her wrongful conviction, and her family reflects on what the song means to them now.
Repost from @innocencenetwork
Today is the Ninth Annual International Wrongful Conviction Day—a day to raise awareness about the causes and remedies of wrongful conviction and to recognize the tremendous personal, social, and emotional costs of wrongful conviction for directly impacted people and their families. The Montana Innocence Project observed Wrongful Conviction Day last Friday with three events in recognition of this year’s theme: Collective Impact.
Indigenous Justice Rally starting soon!
Join us for Wrongful Conviction Day tomorrow! We have three events from 4:30-8 in Missoula including an Indigenous Justice rally and criminal justice trivia. Go to the link in our bio for more info!
The Montana State Prison Hobby Store is a shop in downtown Deer Lodge that sells handcrafted artwork from people incarcerated in prisons across Montana, including MTIP client Bernard Pease.
Read more about MTIP's most recent client Joseph Jefferson-Dust who was exonerated of parole revocation earlier this month at the link in our bio!