Who We Are

In Louisiana and Mississippi, the two states with the highest incarceration rates in the world, Innocence Project New Orleans frees innocent prisoners, exposes injustice and prevents wrongful convictions.


IPNO has won the freedom or exoneration of 26 wrongfully convicted prisoners. These men served nearly 535 years in Louisiana and Mississippi’s prisons between them. More >>


In approximately 16% of Louisiana and Mississippi’s exonerations, the defendant has either made allegedly incriminating statements, confessed to the crime or pled guilty, in spite of their innocence. 

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Client Stories

 Kia Stewart was exonerated on April 13, 2015 after spending nearly 10 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. 

Learn more about Kia here.

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