Tennessee is way behind the curve when it comes to exonerating people who are wrongfully convicted, compared with states with a similar number of inmates. But the Volunteer State has a chance to catch up with the help of Tennessee’s first full-time innocence organization. Jessica Van Dyke is the Executive Director of the Tennessee Innocence Project and Joyce Watkins was exonerated after 27 years in prison.
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