A series of remarkable coincidences can send any of us to prison for crimes we didn’t commit.
In 2006, Uriah Courtney was wrongfully convicted of raping and kidnapping a 16-year-old girl. Uriah was only...
Michael Semanchik is the managing attorney at the California Innocence Project (CIP), a nonprofit organization that works...
Uriah Courtney was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life for kidnapping and rape. Despite having a solid alibi, a series of coincidences and past drug offenses convinced law enforcement that they had their man. Although his case looked hopeless, there was one person who knew Uriah was innocent and refused to give up on him. After serving 8 years in prison, he would finally win his freedom. Tune in to hear Uriah’s Story, a real-life account told by the man who lived it.
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|Published:||March 31, 2023|
|Podcast:||California Innocence Project Podcast|
|Category:||Access to Justice , True Crime|
California Innocence Project Podcast
Hear from real exonerees and the famous lawyers who set them free. Learn why innocent people falsely confess, what causes misidentifications, and how our DNA gets on objects we never touched!