10 January OPD Supporting National Guilty Plea Campaign January 10, 2017 By Beth Kuypers General OPD, National, Guilty, Plea, Campaign 0 Of the 337 people who have been exonerated by DNA nationwide, nearly 10 percent had pleaded guilty to crimes they didn’t commit. OPD and our Wrongful Conviction Project are participating in a national effort to raise awareness of this phenomenon, and to take the first steps in fixing the problem, the Guilty Plea Campaign. Follow OPD on Facebook and Twitter, and the Wrongful Conviction Project on Twitter to learn more about the Campaign. Related Office of the Ohio Public Defender - New Website Welcome to the Office of the Ohio Public Defender’s new website! Our old website served its purpose well for some time, but did not fully reflect the true nature of our agency’s work and commitment to our mission. And while it contained a wealth of information, it lacked the cohesive and organized structure it once had. So we decided to renovate our website to better demonstrate our commitment to serving our clients and improving indigent defense; enhancing the user experience; and ensuring that the website’s content is organized and accessible. Employment Opportunity - Office of the Ohio Public Defender The Office of the Ohio Public Defender is seeking a Deputy Director 2 to lead the Agency's Policy and Outreach Division. This position provides overall vision, leadership, strategic direction, and management for the County Assessment and Reimbursement Section, Legislation Policy and Media Section, County Support and Training Section, and the Data Analysis and Reports Section. Comments are closed.