NCRJ is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that educates and advocates for child-protective laws and criminal justice practices based on science, fairness, and good sense; and supports people who are falsely accused or convicted of crimes against children. In the nation that leads the world in incarcerating its citizens — one in 100 adults is behind bars — we ally ourselves with others seeking to reform the criminal justice system to defend and promote the civil and human rights of all offenders.
- educates lawyers, journalists, students, and the public about fear-mongering, junk science, and unfair criminal justice practices.
- partners with Innocence Projects and other attorneys and advocates to overturn wrongful convictions
- promotes laws, investigation, treatment, and penalties based on science and good sense — and seeks justice for both the innocent and the guilty
- acts as a tax-deductible fiscal sponsor for community groups supporting the innocent