New partnership for KU program to help prisoners who otherwise might not receive legal representation

"According to national statistics 2 to 5 percent of innocent people can be incarcerated. This week a University of Kansas program announced a partnership with the Midwest Innocence Project, to help those people in jail and shouldn't be, get out.

Former University of Kansas Law Professor Paul E. Wilson founded the Defender Project in 1965, bringing students and staff together to help prisoners who otherwise might not receive legal representation.

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