Host of California Innocence Project Podcast and On the Road
Michael Semanchik is the managing attorney at the California Innocence Project (CIP), a nonprofit organization that works to exonerate wrongfully convicted individuals in California. As part of his role at CIP, Semanchik investigates claims of innocence, conducts legal research, and represents clients in post-conviction proceedings. He has been involved in numerous successful exonerations and has worked to advance criminal justice reform in California. Semanchik holds a law degree from California Western School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from the Duquesne University.
Children in Crosshairs & Innocent People with Guilty Facts
Why Innocent People Do It
Proving His Innocence, Unwinding Corruption, and Getting the Hell Out
Organized Crime, Questionable Officials, and a False Confession...
False Confessions, Junk Science, and Deadly Plea Deals
Jailhouse Snitches & Confidential Informants: Why the Innocent are Falsely Accused
Starting Over, Clearing His Name, and Making it to the NFL
Surviving in Prison and Fighting for Freedom
From Wrongful Incarceration to Playing in the NFL: A Story of Redemption
Preserve your evidence and never give up on your innocence...
Law Enforcement’s most powerful tool is not always reliable.
A series of remarkable coincidences can send any of us to prison for crimes we didn’t commit.
The innocent, a system that put them away, and the people who set them free...
To move away from the death penalty as a country, the public needs be able to see inside the process and understand its effects. Sister Helen Prejean has dedicated much of her...
Forget ads on billboards, buses, and in the Yellow Pages. Building a law practice today requires a new approach.
Shaka Senghor shares insights from his time in prison and discusses his efforts for criminal justice reform.
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