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Marissa Boyers Bluestine


Marissa Boyers Bluestine has been the legal director for the Pennsylvania Innocence Project since its inception in April, 2009. Marissa coordinates the policy initiatives of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project geared toward reforming the criminal justice system to prevent wrongful convictions from occurring. Ms. Bluestine is an elected member of the Executive Board for the Innocence Network, where she co-chairs the Amicus Committee. In April 2010, the Legal Intelligencer included Ms. Bluestine in its biennial list of “Women of Distinction.” In 2013, the Philadelphia Bar Association honored Ms. Bluestine with the Andrew Hamilton Award for Distinguished Service in Public Interest Law.