Unexpectedly, DNA evidence cleared Morin before the group’s appeal was heard, and Morin was declared innocent.
But Morin’s supporters went on to form AIDWYC, and to seek out other wrongful convictions.
As soon as they check those boxes, their security level gets titrated down.
“There are boxes that need to be checked by the case management team, and one of them is showing remorse, taking responsibility.
Realizing he was in way over his head, he then contacted the Association in Defence of the Wrongfully Convicted (AIDWYC).
AIDWYC was started in 1993 by a group of lawyers and other concerned people who came together to overturn the wrongful conviction of Guy Paul Morin in Ontario.
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Three months after the jury convicted Glen Assoun of the murder of Brenda Way, Justice Suzanne Hood sentenced him to life in prison with no chance of parole for eighteen and a half years.