The Oklahoma Innocence Project
Oklahoma City University
School of Law
Is dedicated to identifying and remedying cases of wrongful convictions in Oklahoma. Bringing together OCU Law students to work with attorneys and the director, OKIP pursues only cases in which there is credible evidence of factual innocence.
The number of exonerations that OK lists on the National Registry of Exonerations.
The number of new exonerations in the United States in 2016 - the largest number in US history.
The number of those exonerated who were given a sentence of death.
The cost of investigation and litigation of a DNA, post-conviction case. Costs for a similar matter, where DNA is not a factor, can reasonably run an upwards of $150,000.
The number of requests OKIP has received since opening in 2011.
The estimated percentage of a prison population that contains wrongful convictions. In the current prison population, this could equal 810 to 1,350 people.