Everyone deserves a fair trial


The Clinton Young Foundation advocates for and offers legal assistance to those wrongfully convicted of capital murder in Texas. Clinton Young, whose case is an iconic example of massive injustice, is someone we have been advocating for since the start.


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The Foundation got its name from former death-sentenced individual Clinton Young. Clinton’s conviction was overturned on September 22, 2021.

In October 2021, Clinton Young was officially taken off death row and transported to the Midland County Jail to await his new trial. On January 20, 2022, Clinton was released from the jail on bond thanks to donations raised by Foundation. Clinton is the first person in Texas whose death sentence got overturned and subsequently got released on bond. Even though Clinton can now await his new trial at home, the fight isn’t over with yet. Help us in the fight for justice, and help us in the fight for Clinton’s ultimate freedom.

Read more about Clinton’s case here

What does the Foundation do?

Clinton Young

The Foundation was established to advocate for Clinton. Now that he is free, we help Clinton with his rehabilitation, legal fees, and other costs. 


The Foundation advocates for people wrongfully convicted of capital murder in Texas by raising social awareness and promoting criminal justice reform in the United States.

 legal services

We offer legal services to those wrongfully convicted of capital murder by offering independent investigation, legal representation, and mitigation services.

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We aim to educate the public about the broken American criminal justice system by giving lectures, conducting research, and publishing our legal research.  

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