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FAQ

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 kinds of cases does the Pennsylvania Innocence Project take?


Q: What do you mean by factually innocent?


Q: Does the Pennsylvania Innocence Project take only cases with DNA evidence?


Q: Can I submit an application for a friend or family member?


Q: Where do I begin if I need help?


Q: How long does it take for the Pennsylvania Innocence Project to determine whether they will look into a case?


Q: What is the process for the Pennsylvania Innocence Project to review and take on a case?