Second Chance Stories: Professor Katie Tinto

Professor Katie Tinto recounts telling her client, Charlie Fragoso, that he was granted clemency after being incarcerated for over 30 years. Professor Tinto and her students worked through the Trial Penalty Clemency Project, an initiative of NACDL's Return to Freedom Project, to secure his release. 


The Trial Penalty Clemency Project is an initiative of NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project. To see other active projects and volunteer as an attorney, go to

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