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The Innocence Project estimates that there are currently over 20,000 innocent people locked away in US prisons, these cases are now unsolved.
Each week, Investigative Journalist Maggie Freleng tells the story of one of those people and takes a deep dive into the crime they were convicted of.
Through her original interviews with the convicted, their lawyers, families, and friends, Freleng chronicles each inmate’s fight for exoneration and their hope that justice can still be served.
Maggie Freleng is a public radio producer based in New York City focusing on mental illness, criminal justice and social issues. Formerly a Producer-at-Large for NPR’s Latino USA, she is an Adjunct Professor at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. She was an NPR Next Generation Radio fellow, mentor and 2019 Ford Foundation "50 Women Can Change the World in Journalism" fellow. Maggie was also a TV documentary host for VICE and Oxygen's "The Disappearance of Maura Murray."