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Ridin' and Rockin' 4 Justice

Poker Run and Benefit Concert for the “Beatrice 6” The Nebraska Innocence Project will be in Omaha again on Saturday, September 19th to host a fundraiser for the “Beatrice 6.” This case served as a wake-up call to many Nebraskans after DNA evidence exonerated six individuals in a 1986 murder case. Collectively these individuals spent more than 70 years in prison before being pardoned by the Governor and Attorney General earlier this year. This case is a chilling example of what can go wrong in the Nebraska justice system; many of these individuals were persuaded to provide false confessions in order to save themselves from the electric chair. NADP encourages you to come out for this meaningf

2009 NADP Annual Dinner with the Nebraska Innocence Project

Can you imagine spending 12 years on death row for a crime you didn’t commit? This past year, the Nebraska Innocence Project has played an integral part in the anti-death penalty movement. In light of the Beatrice 6 exonerations, Nebraskans have learned even more about the dangers of capital punishment, especially when it is used as a tool to coerce confessions. We have chosen to partner with the Nebraska Innocence Project because united we can form an even stronger coalition to educate all citizens of Nebraska. Our goal to abolish capital punishment in Nebraska remains an uphill battle, but together our organizations are armed with information to inform, engage, and educate. With great prid

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