AIR is an advocacy effort that does real work on behalf of people who have potentially been victimized by the same system that is supposed to ensure the fair and equitable treatment of all Americans. We have boots on the ground 24/7, and are devoted to the cause of true justice.
Provide equal access to the criminal justice system for low-income or indigent defendants.
Prevent the unjust incarceration of innocent citizens.
Provide support for the exoneration of convicted innocents.
Improve the accuracy and accountability of the criminal justice system.
Provide education regarding the causes leading to wrongful convictions.
Develop statistical information to quantify the percentage of error in felony convictions.
Support efforts aimed at criminal justice reform.
Restore public trust in the criminal justice system.
Partner with Attorneys
Educate defense attorneys on the value of adding independent investigators to assist with their felony-level cases.
Discover new evidence and provide detailed expert testimony to support the wrongfully convicted person's bid for exoneration.
Find the Truth
Employ and develop more advanced investigative techniques to verify or challenge the state's conclusions.
Tell The Story
Use our successes to contribute to the overall push for reform by illustrating what went wrong, and how the mistakes can be avoided in the future.