California Innocence Project Podcast
Hosted by Michael Semanchik, this podcast includes real-life stories told by exonerees including Amanda Knox, Brian Banks, Uriah Courtney among others. We also hear from famous investigators and attorneys who were featured in acclaimed documentaries like Making a Murderer, The Staircase, and the Survivors Guide to Prison. They will tell us the reasons innocent people get falsely accused and convicted in our criminal justice system.
Hear why an innocent person falsely confess, what causes misidentifications, and how our DNA gets on objects we never touched.
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...
Michael Semanchik is the managing attorney at the California Innocence Project (CIP), a nonprofit organization that works...
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