Dublin-based barrister Liz Harpur: her nephew Ben-Hadad Kimani has been jailed in Kenya for double murder. The Irish Innocence Project is now examining the case. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

When Griffith College dean of law and founding director of the Irish Innocence Project David Langwallner was teaching Liz Harpur intellectual property(...)

Dr Mary McAleese: “Unquestioning deference can silence victims.” Photograph: Shane O’Neill/ Fennell Photography 2015

Former president Mary McAleese has said the Irish Innocence Project is an essential support to those failed by the criminal justice system. “It(...)

Dodgy forensic science was used to convict the Birmingham Six, pictured in 1991 outside the Old Bailey in London after their convictions were quashed with then MP Chris Mullin. Photograph: Joe St Leger

“There is no question there are wrongful convictions all over the world. There’s no country that is free from wrongful convictions and no country that(...)

In February 1941, Harry Gleeson was convicted of murdering mother of seven Mary “Moll” McCarthy. He is now to be pardoned.

Almost 75 years after Harry Gleeson was hanged for murder, Minister Frances Fitzgerald has officially announced the Government’s decision to grant a p(...)

 Anne Driscoll, journalism project manager and Fulbright scholar, with David Langwallner, founder and director of the Innocence Project,  in Griffith College,  home to the Innocence project. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

In the summer of 2012, the Justice for Harry Gleeson Group approached the Irish Innocence Project with a set of documents, including trial transcripts(...)

Almost three quarters of a century after being sent to the gallows for a murder he had nothing to do with, Tipperary man Harry Gleeson (above) is to become the first recipient of a posthumous pardon from the State

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald, is preparing to issue a full pardon to a man sent to the gallows almost 75 years ago for a murder he did n(...)