Submit a Case
The MIP currently has 584 applications on the waitlist for initial screening. 64 cases’ investigations are pending, and the MIP is actively litigating 17 others. We do NOT accept cases with claims of self-defense, intoxication, insanity, or consensual sex. Please complete the following three steps to submit a case
MIP Only Accepts Cases in which the Applicant:
- is claiming actual innocence, in other words, that he/she did not participate in the crime.
- Was convicted in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, or Arkansas.
- is currently incarcerated and has more than 10 years left to serve on his/her sentence.
- has exhausted their appeals and is not currently represented by an attorney.
Midwest Innocence Project
3619 Broadway Blvd., Suite 2
Kansas City, MO 64111