Transitions and Milestones

Posted by  on May 12, 2014 

2014 is already proving to be a challenging and exciting year for the Montana Innocence Project (MTIP).  Keegan Flaherty, executive director, has replaced Jessie McQuillan, who had to step down for health reasons.  We appeared in court for our first Daubert and summary judgement hearing, and we’ll soon give an oral argument in another case in front of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  With important transitions and big milestones, I want to provide you with an update of MTIP's goals:

 

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Changes as the Montana Innocence Project

As a supporter of the Montana Innocence Project, I truly value your interest in our organization. I wanted to let you know that for the past year I’ve been coping with a worsening autoimmune health condition; and after careful consideration, I have decided to leave the Project to prioritize regaining my health. 

 

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Advocates for Innocence Advisory Council

The Montana Innocence Project is dedicated to exonerating the innocent and preventing wrongful convictions.  To increase our statewide impact, we are in the process of creating an Advocates for Innocence Advisory Council.  To be  successful, we believe it is critical that representatives from the legal community, community leaders, political leaders, and other stakeholders have the opportunity to provide input and service to our organization. 

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Montana Innocence Project 2013 Volunteer Awards

Posted by  on November 27, 2013

At the Montana Innocence Project (MTIP), we couldn't achieve our mission without an amazing network of statewide volunteers.  We have a group of dedicated attorneys, investigators, students and others who help us with everything from casework to fundraising.  In honor of this amazing show of volunteer support, we honored four key people in October for their outstanding dedication and service:

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Welcome to MTIP's Director of Operations

Posted by  on August 20, 2013 

Keegan Flaherty has joined the small staff team at Montana Innocence Project (MTIP) as our new Director of Operations.

 

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Volunteer Key to MTIP's statewide work

Posted by  on June 04, 2013 

The Montana Innocence Project’s small staff relies upon a large network of amazing volunteers across the state, including attorneys, investigators, researchers, students, and many more. These volunteers are critical to our work, and in 2012 MTIP volunteers contributed more than 4,000 hours to help us free the innocent and improve the justice system in Montana. This past year, we honored two particular volunteers for for their outstanding dedication and service.

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