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John Grisham Headlines Innocence Project Event in October


Join the Innocence Project of Minnesota on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 for its annual benefit dinner, program and live auction. Bestselling author and attorney John Grisham is the featured guest speaker. The event, to be held at The Depot in Minneapolis, begins at 5:30 with cocktails and a silent auction. The formal program begins at 7 p.m. with dinner to be followed by the keynote address by Grisham. For tickets, contact Erika Applebaum at 651-523-3152 or

The Innocence Project of Minnesota (IPMN) mission is simple: striving to keep innocent people from being convicted and to free people imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit. Nationwide, due to the efforts of the Innocence Network, more than 200 innocent people have been released from prison after serving an average of 12 years for crimes they did not commit. To learn more, visit