PWR 2016 Featured Speaker - Mark Godsey - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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Mark Godsey is the Carmichael Professor of Law and Director of the  Ohio Innocence Project (OIP) at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. The OIP is one of the most successful innocence projects in the world, and has freed 24 Ohioans thus far who together served nearly 450 years in prison for crimes they didn't commit. He serves on the Board of the Innocence Network, which is the international coalition of Innocence Organizations. He has been a leader in helping the the Innocence Movement expand around the globe, sitting on the Board of the European Innocence Network, and consulting on innocence issues in Asia and Africa. A former federal prosecutor, Mark is considered a leading scholar, lawyer, and activist on the subject of wrongful convictions. He is the editor of the  Wrongful Convictions Blog , and is a frequent commentator the subject in the national press.