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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.

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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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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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435 Ratings
Average Ratings
326
48
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: 1: Jeremiah Mongold

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Listen to Jeremiah's story of wrongful conviction - recorded life at the Innocence Conference! Contact Information: * Website: www.actualinpod.com * Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com * Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings * Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/convictedpod/ * Original Music By Blake Maples www.blakemaples.com * Additional Music By Andy Cohen

Apr 03 2018
53 mins
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Rank #2: 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 #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  Released under a Creative Co

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: 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 #6: 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 #7: 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 @bloomthat www.bloomthat.com/actual @sharisberries www.berries.com use code "AI" (without the "") 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 #8: 20: Maria Shepherd

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Maria is the second woman that I've interviewed who has been convicted of a crime - that wasn't a crime at all. Listen to Maria tell the story of her step-daughter's tragic death and her struggle for freedom and to reunite her family. Maris is on twitter: @mamadukes4life Please support today’s sponsors: Framebridge www.framebridge.com code: actual (you have to click "decline offer" if you get a popup box asking for your email) Contact Information: Host: Brooke Gittings Website: www.actualinpod.com Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com Twitter: @actualinpod or @brookegittings Executive Producer in charge of advertising: Dennis Robinson dennis.e.robinson@gmail.com Music: “Through The Lens” by Andy G. Cohen Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://andyg.co/hen/songs/lens

Nov 16 2016
44 mins
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Rank #9: 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 #10: 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/Skidmore_College_Orchestra/

Aug 10 2016
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #11: 2: Full Circle

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Three women who have experienced wrongful conviction talk about future steps. Contact Information: * Website: www.actualinpod.com * Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com * Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings * Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/convictedpod/ * Original Music By Blake Maples www.blakemaples.com * Additional Music By Andy Cohen

Apr 29 2018
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #12: 16: Christopher Scott

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In this episode Christopher Scott tells the story of spending 13 years of his life behind bars for a crime he did not commit. He is an amazing story teller and an awesome person. Links: House of Renewed Home: http://www.houseofrenewedhope.org/ Christopher’s Documentary: http://www.trueconvictionfilm.com/ Meetup Information: http://www.actualinpod.com/new-events/ Today’s Sponsor: The Conviction ABC series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJqg6J4JeLg Contact Information: Host: Brooke Gittings Website: www.actualinpod.com Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com Twitter: @actualinpod or @brookegittings Executive Producer in charge of advertising: Dennis Robinson dennis.e.robinson@gmail.com Music: “Through The Lens” by Andy G. Cohen Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://andyg.co/hen/songs/lens

Sep 28 2016
1 hour 24 mins
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Rank #13: 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 #14: 14: Clarence Harrison

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Clarence Harrison was wrongfully convicted of a robbery, kidnapping, and rape and incarcerated for more than 17 years. He was later exonerated by DNA with the help of the Georgia Innocence Project. Thank You to today's sponsors The Great Courses: www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/actual and Stamps.com: www.stamps.com (remember to enter actual by the microphone on the top of the homepage) You can hear more about Clarence's album here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkAozKpEMvroGqJgWIiGbAA You can help support the Georgia Innocence Project here: http://www.georgiainnocenceproject.org/ Contact: Brooke Gittings Website: www.actualinpod.com Twitter: @actualinpod Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com For Advertising Inquiries Contact: Dennis Robinson dennis.e.robinson@gmail.com Music: Theme “Through The Lens" by Andy G. Cohen t

Sep 07 2016
51 mins
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Rank #15: 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. Contact Information: * Website: www.actualinpod.com * Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com * Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings * Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/convictedpod/ * Original Music By Blake Maples www.blakemaples.com * Additional Music By Andy Cohen

Mar 11 2018
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #16: 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
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Rank #17: 19: Anthony Graves

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Anthony Graves had two scheduled execution dates before his exoneration... two dates he was supposed to die. His story is compelling and motivating he went from the worst hell to motivating others... this is Anthony's Story. You can visit Anthony's Foundation at: http://www.anthonygravesfoundation.org/ Please support today’s sponsors: Framebridge www.framebridge.com code: actual (remember you have to "decline offer" if you get a popup box asking for your email) The Conviction ABC series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJqg6J4JeLg Contact Information: Host: Brooke Gittings Website: www.actualinpod.com Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com Twitter: @actualinpod or @brookegittings Executive Producer in charge of advertising: Dennis Robinson dennis.e.robinson@gmail.com Music: “Through The Lens” by Andy G. Cohen Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://andyg.co/hen/songs/lens

Nov 09 2016
38 mins
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Rank #18: 4: Lance and Eugene

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Lance and Eugene were convicted two years after the crime, that they did not commit, had taken place. Hear the story of their friendship and #exoneration. Support Lance and Eugene by visiting https://www.razoo.com/story/Supportgeneandlance Thanks to our sponsors Spring, Casper and Hunt A Killer: @spring www.shopspring.com use code: actual @casper www.casper.com/actual use code: actual @huntakillerinc https://www.huntakiller.com/ use code: clue Special Thanks to: The AMAZING Actual Innocence Volunteer Team; Cacey Sanders, Sarah Nelson, and Megan Delaney AND our 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 18 2017
39 mins
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Rank #19: 12: George Stinney Jr

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George Stinney Jr. was 14 when he was execute for a double murder he did not commit... this is George's story. #truecrime #actualinnocence Today's Sponsors: www.stamps.com enter: actual www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/actual Contact: Brooke Gittings Website: www.actualinpod.com Twitter: @actualinpod Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com For Advertising Inquiries Contact Executive Producer: Dennis Robinson dennis.e.robinson@gmail.com Introduction Voice Narrator can be found at https://www.fiverr.com/lemuelcd Music: Theme “Through The Lens" by Andy G. Cohen t Special Thanks to Matt for adding the additional music throughout the show.

Aug 17 2016
58 mins
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Rank #20: 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. Contact Information:  * Website: www.actualinpod.com  * Email: actualinnocencepod@gmail.com  * Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings  * Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/convictedpod/ * Original Music By Blake Maples www.blakemaples.com * Additional Music By Andy Cohen

Jan 14 2018
53 mins
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