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.




800 N Harvey Ave
OKC, OK 73102


405 208 6161


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.

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.
— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.