The Petition – please, go to the o-side for signing petition! thank You
Johnnie Lee Savory was imprisoned for 30 years–which is approximately 11,000 days–in Illinois for a crime he did not commit. Illinois has refused to test evidence in Johnnie’s case for DNA that could not only establish his innocence, but also point to the real murderer.
The purpose of this petition is to collect one signature for every day Johnnie was wrongfully incarcerated.
After we collect these signatures, we will take this petition to Illinois GovernorPatrick Quinn and request that he order DNA testing in Johnnie’s case, which will be paid for by the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law.
More about Johnnie:
In 1977, when Johnnie was 14 years old, he was convicted of killing his friend and his friend’s sister in their hometown of Peoria, IL…
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