Externs Explore Effects of Overburdened Criminal Justice System
Kylie Jones (J.D. ’17) and Karyn Pagnotta (J.D. ’17) sift through stacks of letters from Georgia inmates—some new, some over a decade old. Many claim innocence of the crimes they were convicted of —murder, sexual assault, burglary. Some complain about conditions in prison.
Boxes of evidence and… more »
Real World Lessons
Reading through the case files as an extern with the Georgia Innocence Project has been an eye-opening experience. Read more>>
The externship with the Georgia Innocence Project is teaching Kylie Jones (J.D. ’17) that being a lawyer in a criminal case… more »
Niaa Daniels (J.D./M.P.A. ’15) is driven to fulfill her dreams. That’s why, at age 16, she took an unpaid internship in a courtroom and then graduated a year early from college. It’s what led her to move from New York to law school in Atlanta, by herself with “a prayer and some clothes in a… more »
My PILA Fellowship Experience
by Lindsay Anglin
After hearing the executive director of the Georgia Innocence Project speak about her work at a Public Interest Law Association career panel last fall, I knew I wanted to assist the project in its mission to use DNA evidence to free those unjustly incarcerated in Georgia… more »
ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law student Christina Rupp (J.D. ’10) is the 2009 recipient of the Leeza Cherniak Memorial Scholarship to the Georgia Innocence Project (GIP).
Rupp will serve this summer as a senior intern at GIP. She has volunteered and served as an intern for more than a year at the… more »