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Wrongful Conviction Project Client Freed

After 10 years and seven months of incarceration, Tim Howard—an innocent man—was freed from prison on July 8, 2017. Tim's release was made possible by the Office of the Ohio Public Defender Wrongful Conviction Project's hard work and relentless pursuit of justice. 


 Read Tim's story here.








Tim, center, with Joe Bodenhamer and
Joanna Sanchez of the Wrongful
Conviction Project, on the day of his release








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