Wrongful Convictions & Injustices
The Justice Project has screened thousands of cases involving claims of wrongful conviction and manifest injustice. It is our mission to help assure that Arizona’s prisons are not housing those actually innocent or otherwise victims of manifest injustice.
Select any profile to read the case study.
Khalil Rushdan: The Federal District Court overturned Khalil Rushdan’s conviction on evidence of vindictive prosecution. Khalil was convicted March of 1997 in Pima County for 1st degree felony…Read more
Louis Taylor: Louis Taylor has always maintained his innocence of the 1970 Pioneer Hotel fire that took 29 lives. Attorneys from the Arizona Justice Project spent years re-investigating this case…Read more
Drayton Witt: Drayton was convicted in 2002 of second-degree murder after being accused of shaking his nearly 5 month old baby to death. Steven Witt was born a “blue baby” with the umbilical cord…Read more