Innocence Project of Iowa

Cases that the organization is most likely to accept include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following: cases wherein scientific evidence may be used to exonerate the prisoner of the crime; cases that arise out of mistaken eyewitness identification; cases that arise out of false confessions;  cases that arise out of police, prosecutorial, or judicial neglect or misconduct; cases that arise out of unreliable scientific methods, tests, or procedures; cases that arise out of false witness testimony; and cases that arise out of egregious defense counsel neglect or misconduct.