Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist, Maurice Possley to speak at Annual Open House

Join us this Friday for our Annual Open House! 5-7pm in the Castles Center in the UM Law School - refreshments and light snacks will be provided. We've had a busy year of success, changes, and difficulties. We'd love to share our journey towards justice with you all. We will honor our volunteers with our annual awards and give you updates on our cases. We are thrilled that Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist, Maurice Possley will be joining us to provide a further look into innocence work across the nation and what it means for us here in Montana. He should not be missed! Below find a bio about the incredible work Maurice has been involved in during his impressive career. We hope to see you there!

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Maurice J. Possley
 
Maurice Possley won a Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for Investigative Reporting at the Chicago Tribune, where he was a criminal justice reporter for 25 years. A three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist for his justice reporting, Possley now works for the National Registry of Exonerations, a database of more than 1,650 wrongful convictions in the U.S. since 1989. He previously worked as a research fellow at Santa Clara University Law School's Northern California Innocence Project, where he co-authored NCIP's report: "Preventable Error: Prosecutorial Misconduct in California 1997-2009." He has worked as a project coordinator for the John Jay College Center on Media, Crime and Justice. He is a New York Times best-selling author and has written three non-fiction books, "Everybody Pays: Two Men, One Murder and the Price of Truth," "The Brown's Chicken Massacre," and "Hitler in the Crosshairs: A GI's Story of Courage and Faith." He also writes occasionally for The Marshall Project.