Thursday, 10 December 2009
Innocence Project of Florida, Inc.
1100 East Park Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32301
Telephone 850.561.6767 Fax 850.561.5077
For Immediate Release
December 9, 2009
Seth Miller, Esq.: 202.341.2127
Melissa Montle, Esq.: 561.843.9304
Bob Young, Esq: 863.534.4258
New Wrongful Conviction Press Conference in Bartow, FL
New DNA Test Results Prove James Bain’s Innocence
This Thursday, December 10, 2009, James Bain’s attorneys will hold a press conference to release new DNA test results that demonstrate Mr. Bain’s innocence of a 1974 Lake Wales, Polk County, Florida kidnapping and rape of a young child. Bain’s 35 years of wrongful incarceration is the longest time served by any of the 245 DNA exonorees nationwide.
Attorneys from the Tenth Judicial Circuit Public Defender and the Innocence Project of Florida will discuss the results and take press questions regarding the case at this press conference. Members of Mr. Bain’s family will also be available for comment at this time.
The press conference will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the North Door of the Polk County Courthouse, 255 N Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830.
The Innocence Project of Florida (IPF) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to finding and freeing innocent people in Florida prisons. IPF, along with Robert Young, General Counsel for the Tenth Judicial Circuit Public Defender, J. Marion Moorman, represent James Bain. IPF’s website is www.FloridaInnocence.org.
Innocence Project of Florida
1100 East Park Ave
Tallahassee, Florida 32301