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FY 2019 Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions Program (URLPWC)

Posted @ Monday, May 13, 2019    By Gabrielle Bronstein
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WHAT DOES IT FUND? The URLPWC Program supports state and local policymakers and practitioners including conviction integrity or review units (CIUs) and wrongful conviction review entities (WCR entities) that represent individuals with post-conviction claims of innocence to review their potentially legitimate cases and enact measures to prevent future errors and ensure justice. Funding is intended to help prosecutors, law enforcement, defense counsel, and courts identify actual perpetrators and develop training tools, policies, and procedures that can prevent wrongful convictions. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments with authority over offices that work to prevent, identify, and correct false or wrongful convictions; state and local public defender's offices; nonprofit organizations (including tribal nonprofit organizations) dedicated to judicial verdicts that comport to the rule of law; and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education)

WHEN'S IT DUE? July 2, 2019

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