The Montana Innocence Project is often asked to assist in matters that are outside of our scope of service due to the Project’s limited resources. Listed below are some resources that may assist an inmate or someone advocating on behalf of an inmate in various legal matters.
American Bar Association Directory of Pro Bono Programs
Search for pro bono (free of charge) legal services.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Works to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Life Beyond Freedom
Provides resources, community, and education to the exonerated.
National Registry Database
Provides information on exonerations in the U.S.
Prison Policy Initiative
Produces research on mass criminalization and prisoner rights issues