Thursday 31 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: innocence project

Righting wrongs

OCU law students are working to identify and remedy cases of wrongful conviction.


C.G. Niebank
Although it’s said justice is blind, and thus fair, mistakes are sometimes made — and innocent people are wrongfully convicted of crimes.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

An innocence question

In its first court action, OCU law school’s Oklahoma Innocence Project contends a Pontotoc County man was wrongly convicted of murder.


Tim Farley
Shoddy police work and prosecutorial misconduct resulted in the wrongful conviction of Karl Fontenot for murder, kidnapping and robbery. That’s the contention of the Oklahoma Innocence Project (OIP), an arm of Oklahoma City University School of Law, in a court filing that seeks Fontenot’s release from prison after 28 years behind bars.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013