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This podcast is no longer producing new episodes on this channel. We strongly recommend subscribing to the Convicted podcast feed for more stories of injustice. Click here to listen on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/convicted/id1225081063?mt=2 or visit our website for a link to the new feed in your favorite podcast app.

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This podcast is no longer producing new episodes on this channel. We strongly recommend subscribing to the Convicted podcast feed for more stories of injustice. Click here to listen on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/convicted/id1225081063?mt=2 or visit our website for a link to the new feed in your favorite podcast app.

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450 Ratings
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By Bradley'sMommy07 - Dec 31 2018
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This is an amazing podcast. I love that you’re giving a voice to the wrongfully accused.

Love it

By NotSumthinNice - Jun 01 2018
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I really enjoy this podcast. Y’all do a great job and I hope you keep it up.

iTunes Ratings

450 Ratings
Average Ratings
340
49
26
18
17

Great

By Bradley'sMommy07 - Dec 31 2018
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This is an amazing podcast. I love that you’re giving a voice to the wrongfully accused.

Love it

By NotSumthinNice - Jun 01 2018
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I really enjoy this podcast. Y’all do a great job and I hope you keep it up.
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Actual Innocence

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This podcast is no longer producing new episodes on this channel. We strongly recommend subscribing to the Convicted podcast feed for more stories of injustice. Click here to listen on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/convicted/id1225081063?mt=2 or visit our website for a link to the new feed in your favorite podcast app.

Rank #1: 4: Julie Baumer

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Julie Baumer adopted her biological nephew Phillipp because of her sister Victoria's substance abuse issues. Julie was later accused of abusing Phillipp... listen to Julie's story...
***Note Julie was also featured on Making a Murderer: View from the Couch. 
More about Julie's Story: http://www.actualinpod.com/blog/2016/5/12/julie-baumer
Contact:
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Twitter: @actualinpod 
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Music:
“Through The Lens” 
by Andy G. Cohen t
Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License
https://andyg.co/hen/songs/le

May 12 2016
39 mins
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Rank #2: 1: Jeremiah Mongold

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Listen to Jeremiah's story of wrongful conviction - recorded life at the Innocence Conference!

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Apr 03 2018
53 mins
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Rank #3: Bonus (More to Greg Taylor's Story)

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Forensic Science policy and procedures have been shaped by Greg's case... PLUS Greg tells a touching story about his daughter.
Contact:
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Twitter: @actualinpod 
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Music:
“Through The Lens” 
by Andy G. Cohen 
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Apr 29 2016
8 mins
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Rank #4: 9: Jason Baldwin

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Listen to the story of Jason Baldwin one of the West Memphis 3 and his journey through the legal system.

Proclaim Justice
@JusticeProclaim
www.proclaimjustice.org

Contact Information:
Host: Brooke Gittings
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings
Music Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License”
Theme - “Through The Lens”
by Andy G. Cohen https://andyg.co/hen/songs/lens
All Other Music by By Scott Buckley – www.scottbuckley.com.au

Apr 08 2017
1 hour 36 mins
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Rank #5: 13: Cassandra Rivera

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Cassandra Rivera was wrongfully convicted and incarcerated for fourteen years. Not only did she and the other 3 women known as the San Antonio 4 lose 14 years of their lives - so did their family and friends.

Thanks to our sponsor Smile Direct Club!

Also Check out the They Walk Among Us Podcast and Wrongful Convictions!

Contact Information:
Host: Brooke Gittings
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings

Music Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License”
Theme - “Through The Lens”
by Andy G. Cohen https://andyg.co/hen/songs/lens
All Other Music by By Scott Buckley – www.scottbuckley.com.au

May 03 2017
42 mins
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Rank #6: 11: Daniel Villegas

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Daniel Villegas was incarcerated as a child and 20 years later exonerated as an adult… this is Daniel’s Story.

Thanks to our sponsors @Blueapron, @parcastnetwork, and @Spring for supporting the show!

Proclaim Justice
@JusticeProclaim
www.proclaimjustice.org

Contact Information:
Host: Brooke Gittings
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings

Music Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License”
Theme - “Through The Lens”
by Andy G. Cohen https://andyg.co/hen/songs/lens
All Other Music by By Scott Buckley – www.scottbuckley.com.au

Apr 19 2017
1 hour 31 mins
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Rank #7: 2: Crystal Weimer

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Crystal Weimer, a single mother, was 23 when she was wrongfully convicted of murder.

Contact Information:
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings

Production by Jon Keur
Original Music By Blake Maples

Sep 15 2017
53 mins
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Rank #8: 18: Broken Justice

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Adnan Syed, Brendan Dassey, Richard Nicolas - the issues in these cases are mind blowing, but are these cases the outliers or are they the norm?

Contact Information:
Host: Brooke Gittings
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings

Music Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License”

Theme - “Through The Lens”
by Andy G. Cohen https://andyg.co/hen/songs/lens
All Other Music by By Scott Buckley – www.scottbuckley.com.au

Jun 26 2017
1 hour
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Rank #9: 6: Jeffrey Deskovic

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Jeffrey Deskovick was 16 when he was accused of the murder and rape of a teenage classmate. Without parental permission or knowledge he was questioned, manipulated, and ultimately sent to prison for a crime he did not commit. This is Jeff's story...

The Jeffrey Deskovic foundation is at: http://www.deskovic.org/
and the patreon page for the foundation is: https://www.patreon.com/Deskovic

Contact:
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Twitter: @actualinpod
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com

For Advertising Inquiries Contact Executive Producer: Dennis Robinson dennis.e.robinson@gmail.com

Music: “Through The Lens”
by Andy G. Cohen t
Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://andyg.co/hen/songs/le

Jun 29 2016
44 mins
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Rank #10: 10: Virginia Lefever

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Virgina Lefever is the third woman that I've interviewed that has been convicted of a crime that wasn't a crime at all... this is Ginny's story. She is at @buckeyeginny on Twitter.
Check out our new podcast at www.convictedpod.com or @convictedpod on Twitter

Contact Information:
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings

Music Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License”
Theme - “Through The Lens”
by Andy G. Cohen https://andyg.co/hen/songs/lens

Apr 12 2017
40 mins
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Rank #11: 20: Christopher Turner

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Chris Turner was paroled in 2010 after being transferred between institutions and ultimately serving more than 27 years in prison. This is part 1 of his unbelievable story of wrongful conviction.

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Mar 11 2018
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #12: 3: Donte Rollins

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Donte Rollins was little more than a child when he was wrongfully convicted of shooting a 6 year old boy. Listen to Donte's story of innocence and how he was #exonerated.

Thanks to our sponsors Framebridge, Bloom That and Shari's Berries:
@framebridge www.framebridge.com use code actual
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Special Thanks to:
The AMAZING Actual Innocence Volunteer Team; Cacey Sanders, Sarah Nelson, and Megan Delaney AND our new Transcription team from down under Tory Lynch and Jayne Ashton!

Contact Information:
Host: Brooke Gittings
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings

Executive Producer in charge of advertising: Dennis Robinson dennis.e.robinson@gmail.com

Music Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License”
Theme - “Through The Lens”
by Andy G. Cohen
https://andyg.co/hen/songs/lens

All Other Music by
By Scott Buckley – www.scottbuckley.com.au

Feb 09 2017
47 mins
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Rank #13: 14: Khalil Rushdan

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Khalil was convicted March of 1997 in Pima County for a 1st degree felony murder he did not commit. This is Khalil's story...

Contact Information:
Host: Brooke Gittings
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings

Music Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License”
Theme - “Through The Lens”
by Andy G. Cohen https://andyg.co/hen/songs/lens
All Other Music by By Scott Buckley – www.scottbuckley.com.au

May 12 2017
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #14: 2: Full Circle

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Three women who have experienced wrongful conviction talk about future steps.

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Apr 29 2018
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #15: 1: Sedrick Courtney

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Sedrick Courtney served the his entire sentence for a crime he did not commit... but still fought for his exoneration after being released.

Contact Information:
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings

Production by Jon Keur
Original Music By Blake Maples

Sep 08 2017
37 mins
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Rank #16: 9: Kimberly Long

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Kimberly Long had her freedom and her children taken away from her, all because of a crime she did not commit. This is Kimberly's story...

Contact Information:
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/convictedpod/

Music By Blake Maples

Nov 26 2017
46 mins
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Rank #17: 14: Marty Tankleff

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Marty Tankleff was only 17 when his parents were murdered and he was wrongfully convicted of that crime. This is Marty's Story.

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Jan 14 2018
53 mins
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Rank #18: 3: Kristine Bunch

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Kristine Bunch was convicted of murdering her own son based on junk science. She is creating amazing things with her freedom.

Just is for Just us organization website: http://www.justis4justus.org/

Contact Information:
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings

Production by Jon Keur
Original Music By Blake Maples

Sep 23 2017
56 mins
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Rank #19: 11: Obie Anthony

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Obie Anthony spent 20 years of his life a prisoner of the California Justice System for a murder he did not commit... he now has created his own non-profit to help people who have been exonerated... this is Obie's story.

Visit Obie Anthony's Non-Profit: http://exoneratednation.com/

Sponsors:
www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/actual www.stamps.com Enter "Actual"

Contact:
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Twitter: @actualinpod
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com

For Advertising Inquiries Contact Executive Producer: Dennis Robinson dennis.e.robinson@gmail.com

Music:
Theme “Through The Lens" by Andy G. Cohen t

Additional Music:
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/SkidmoreCollegeOrchestra/

Aug 10 2016
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #20: 12: Demarchoe Carpenter

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DeMarchoe was incarcerated and spent a lot of years in prison for a crime he did not commit, but despite that his charisma and sparkly personality always seems to shine through.

Here is a link to the De'marchoe's Pictures mentioned in the episode: http://www.actualinpod.com/demarchoe

Thanks to our sponsors @Blueapron, @parcastnetwork, and @Spring for supporting the show!

Contact Information:
Host: Brooke Gittings
Website: www.actualinpod.com
Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com
Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings

Music Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License”
Theme - “Through The Lens”
by Andy G. Cohen https://andyg.co/hen/songs/lens
All Other Music by By Scott Buckley – www.scottbuckley.com.au

Apr 26 2017
38 mins
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