Idaho Innocence Project
Stand For Justice

 

What does INJUSTICE look like?

 

The Idaho Innocence Project at Boise State University is part of an international network of organizations that correct and prevent wrongful convictions.

 

We stand for justice by standing up for the innocent through litigation, investigation, research and education. We use cutting-edge DNA analysis under the supervision of world-renowned forensic biologist Dr. Greg Hampikian, our executive director; and legal work by our team of volunteer attorneys and professional investigators.  They are assisted by interns from Boise State, the University of Idaho Law School, and Concordia Law School, as well as visiting lawyers from as far away as Ireland.  We stand for justice, no matter how long it takes

 

We get dozens of letters every year from innocent citizens imprisoned in Idaho asking for our help. With your help, we will keep standing up for them.

 

STAND WITH US for the innocent.

For justice -

For hope.

 

We stood with Sara Pearce for 7 years till she was FREED March 14th, 2014 after serving 12 ½ years.

We stood with Paul Jenkins and Freddie Joe Lawrence along with the Montana Innocence Project, and FREED them after 20 years (in 2018), producing DNA evidence that led to a new suspect.
We stood with Christopher Tap for 12 years, till he was FREED on March 22, 2017 (after serving 20 years), and fully exonerated this year.  We also worked with the police in his case, helping to develop DNA evidence that led to a new suspect through forensic genealogy. 
 

To see more exonerations assisted by Dr. Hampikian's Boise State DNA Laboratory
visit our website at https://innocenceproject.boisestate.edu/exonerees/

 

Innocence Gifts
Rank State Donors
1 ID 20
2 OR 1
2 WA 1
Leaderboard
All Nighter Challenge
The unit with the most gifts from 10 p.m. (Sept. 10) to 6 a.m. (Sept. 11) receives a $1,000 bonus.
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $1,000 College of Engineering 39
2 Student Services 6
3 College of Innovation and Design 6
4 Blue Thunder Marching Band 5
5 Scholarships 5
6 Lacrosse - Womens Club 5
7 College of Business and Economics 4
8 Honors College 4
9 College of Health Sciences 2
10 Alumni Association 2
11 College of Arts and Sciences 2
12 Athletics 2
13 Sustainability Club and Community Garden 2
14 BroncoFit 1
15 Service Learning 1
16 Club Water Polo Women 1
17 Athletic Training Student Association 1
18 Men's Baseball Club 1
19 School of Public Service 1
20 Men's Club Rugby 1
21 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 1
22 Boise State Public Radio 1
23 College of Education 1
24 Idaho Innocence Project 1
25 Men's Club Soccer 1
26 Spirit Squad 1
27 Organizacion de Estudiantes Latinos-Americanos 1
28 Veterans Services 1
29 Student Impact Board 0
30 Club Golf 0
31 Club Tennis 0
32 Albertsons Library 0
33 Campus Community 0
34 Campus Recreation 0
35 Club Rodeo 0
36 Club Softball 0
37 Club Sporting Arms 0
38 Club Triathlon 0
39 Club Water Polo Mens 0
40 Diversity and Inclusion 0
41 Graduate College 0
42 Hockey - Mens Club 0
43 Hockey - Womens Club 0
44 Intermountain Bird Observatory 0
45 Lacrosse - Mens Club 0
46 Men's Club Ultimate 0
47 Men's Club Volleyball 0
48 Society of Women Engineers 0
49 The Bee Team 0
50 The Frank Church Institute 0
51 Women's Club Basketball 0
52 Women's Club Rugby 0
53 Women's Club Soccer 0
54 Women's Club Ultimate 0
55 Women's Club Volleyball 0
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Leaderboard
Happy Hour Challenge
The unit with the most gifts from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 10 receives a $500 bonus.
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $500 College of Engineering 105
2 Lacrosse - Womens Club 73
3 Alumni Association 30
4 Athletics 21
5 Intermountain Bird Observatory 15
6 Blue Thunder Marching Band 14
7 Honors College 11
8 College of Arts and Sciences 10
9 Albertsons Library 9
10 Student Services 8
11 College of Innovation and Design 8
12 Women's Club Soccer 6
13 Idaho Innocence Project 5
14 Diversity and Inclusion 5
15 Spirit Squad 4
16 Men's Club Rugby 4
17 BroncoFit 3
18 College of Education 3
19 Athletic Training Student Association 3
20 Club Water Polo Women 3
21 Scholarships 2
22 Men's Baseball Club 2
23 Graduate College 2
24 Club Golf 2
25 Organizacion de Estudiantes Latinos-Americanos 2
26 College of Business and Economics 2
27 Campus Community 2
28 Service Learning 2
29 Veterans Services 2
30 College of Health Sciences 1
31 School of Public Service 1
32 Women's Club Rugby 1
33 The Bee Team 1
34 The Frank Church Institute 1
35 Boise State Public Radio 1
36 Student Impact Board 0
37 Club Tennis 0
38 Campus Recreation 0
39 Club Rodeo 0
40 Club Softball 0
41 Club Sporting Arms 0
42 Club Triathlon 0
43 Club Water Polo Mens 0
44 Hockey - Mens Club 0
45 Hockey - Womens Club 0
46 Lacrosse - Mens Club 0
47 Men's Club Soccer 0
48 Men's Club Ultimate 0
49 Men's Club Volleyball 0
50 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 0
51 Society of Women Engineers 0
52 Sustainability Club and Community Garden 0
53 Women's Club Basketball 0
54 Women's Club Ultimate 0
55 Women's Club Volleyball 0
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Success!
Early Bird Special
Congratulations to Krishna Pakala for the first gift of Bronco Giving Day 2020! He's chosen to split the $500 between the College of Engineering and the Student Food Pantry. Thank you Krishna!
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Leaderboard
Kick-Off Challenge
The unit that receives the most gifts during our from Midnight to 8:00 am on September 10th will unlock an additional $1,000 donation!
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $1,000 College of Engineering 58
2 Blue Thunder Marching Band 24
3 Honors College 9
4 Diversity and Inclusion 8
5 Intermountain Bird Observatory 8
6 Alumni Association 7
7 Albertsons Library 5
8 College of Business and Economics 4
9 Student Services 4
10 College of Education 4
11 Spirit Squad 4
12 Athletics 4
13 Scholarships 3
14 College of Arts and Sciences 3
15 Athletic Training Student Association 3
16 Women's Club Volleyball 2
17 Boise State Public Radio 2
18 Lacrosse - Womens Club 2
19 BroncoFit 1
20 College of Health Sciences 1
21 School of Public Service 1
22 Club Water Polo Women 1
23 Campus Recreation 1
24 Campus Community 1
25 Graduate College 1
26 Men's Club Rugby 1
27 Student Impact Board 0
28 Service Learning 0
29 Club Golf 0
30 Club Tennis 0
31 Club Rodeo 0
32 Club Softball 0
33 Club Sporting Arms 0
34 Club Sports 0
35 Club Triathlon 0
36 Club Water Polo Mens 0
37 College of Innovation and Design 0
38 Hockey - Mens Club 0
39 Hockey - Womens Club 0
40 Idaho Innocence Project 0
41 Lacrosse - Mens Club 0
42 Men's Baseball Club 0
43 Men's Club Soccer 0
44 Men's Club Ultimate 0
45 Men's Club Volleyball 0
46 Organizacion de Estudiantes Latinos-Americanos 0
47 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 0
48 Society of Women Engineers 0
49 Student Organizations 0
50 Sustainability Club and Community Garden 0
51 The Bee Team 0
52 The Frank Church Institute 0
53 Veterans Services 0
54 Women's Club Basketball 0
55 Women's Club Rugby 0
56 Women's Club Soccer 0
57 Women's Club Ultimate 0
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$500
Be 225! Faculty/Staff 225th Gift Challenge
225th faculty/staff member to make a gift wins a $500 bonus for the college of their choice.
225 / 225 Donors
Completed
Success!
Future Bronco Challenge
Congratulations to Amy Vechionne on winning the Future Bronco contest! What a cute kiddo!
Completed
Success!
Bronco Trivia
Congratulations to our trivia winners, Leigh Ann Dufferena, Kellen Christensen and Loan Dominguez!
Completed
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Match
Idaho Innocence Project Staff and Volunteers Match
Thanks to a generous donation from the staff and volunteers of the Idaho Innocence Project all gifts will be matched dollar for dollar up to $2,300
$1,545 MATCHED
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