Mark Godsey

Hosted at The Mercantile Library

part of a series on Justice

About the speaker

Mark Godsey is a law professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and co-founder and director of the Ohio Innocence Project. The OIP is one of the most successful innocence projects in the country, and has to date freed 28 innocent Ohioans who together served more than 525 years in prison for crimes they did not commit. He is the author of the best-selling book Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions. An international leader in the innocence movement, his career has been profiled in numerous publications including Time, The Nation, and, and is depicted in a new critically-acclaimed opera, also named Blind Injustice.

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