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Innocence Project

Robert Dewey was wrongly convicted and served 18 years in prison before being released. (credit: CBS)

After Unjust Sentence, Colorado Begins Paying Inmate

Prison time for a murder he didn’t commit robbed 52-year-old Robert Dewey of priceless moments, like the birth of his grandchildren and the burial of his only son.

10/27/2013

Robert Dewey (credit: CBS)

Prosecutors: State Must Compensate The Exonerated

In Colorado, there is no compensation and no help of any sort for those who have been wrongly imprisoned.

07/06/2012

Robert Dewey (credit: CBS)

Prosecutor-Led Effort Frees Convicted Man

Colorado’s first prosecutor-led DNA exoneration of a man wrongfully convicted of murder came after a review of nearly 5,000 cases in a review effort that is spreading nationwide.

05/10/2012