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Friends of Justice is a nonprofit organization that works to uphold due process for all Americans. The organization's goal is to build a public consensus behind equal access to justice and respect for human dignity in our criminal justice system.
Friends of Justice formed in response to the infamous Tulia drug sting of 1999 in which 47 people, 39 of them African Americans, were rounded up based on the false testimony of an undercover agent. Friends of Justice emerged as a coalition of defendant’s families and other concerned citizens who believed the defendants were being prosecuted on faulty evidence. Because of the work of Friends of Justice, the Texas Legislature passed the Tulia Corroboration Bill, which has led to the exoneration of dozens of innocent people by raising the evidentiary standards for undercover testimony.
Friends of Justice is currently working on a wrongful conviction case in Winona, Miss., the same town where Fannie Lou Hamer was raped and beaten...
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