Jensie Anderson, Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and board president of the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center, was interviewed for the cover story of the June 22 issue of Salt Lake City Weekly.
The story, “An Innocent Man,” is about Harry Miller, who spent four years in the Utah State Prison for aggravated robbery, a crime he insisted he did not commit because he was in Louisiana recovering from an illness.
Anderson explains to writer Stephen Dark that she hopes to have Miller declared “factually innocent” under a new state statute so that he can receive compensation for the three years he spent behind bars post-sentencing.
“Harry wasn’t in the state [at the time of the crime]. I have no doubt of that. It’s a simple case of mistaken identity. Not only was he not in the state, he was ill, recovering from a stroke,” Anderson says in the article.
To read the City Weekly article, click here.