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 PA Innocence Project Frequently Asked Questions: 

The process, factual innocence, and how to request our help. Click on the question links or press play on the informative video below of one of our staff attorneys, Nilam Sanghvi, explaining the PA Innocence Project process to find the answers to our FAQs.

Q: What type of cases does the PAIP accept?

Q: What does factually innocent mean?

Q: Does the PAIP only take cases with DNA evidence?

Q: Can I submit an application on behalf of a family member or close friend?

Q: How do I ask for help?

Q: How long does it take for the PAIP to look into a request?

Q: What is the process for the PAIP to review and accept a case?