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Innocence Project New Orleans

Many of the events that we ticket are, often, supportive of a controversial cause. These are events that aim at providing more than just a good night out and a perfect example is the 10th Anniversary Gala for the Innocence Project New Orleans happening on Thursday, May 19.

Every day, people are unjustly convicted of crimes through attorney’s errors, incorrect witness identification, false testimony and a host of other problems. Some of these cases end up making headlines. Others, like the infamous West Memphis Three case, end up becoming full-fledged documentaries. But for the most part, we don’t hear much about the hundreds of people who are put in prison for life who don’t belong there. Some estimates put the error rate as high as 14% of convictions.

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