Scott Henson
Executive Director

Scott Henson is a former journalist turned political consultant turned criminal-justice-reform advocate who has worked for dozens of political candidates and consulted with numerous nonprofits on environmental, health care and criminal justice topics. He has worked for the ACLU of Texas on innocence and police accountability issues, the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition on sentencing, and is a former policy director of the Innocence Project of Texas. He authors a widely read blog on Texas criminal justice issues at gritsforbreakfast.org.

Jennifer Mirll
Case Director
After obtaining her degree in Philosophy from Texas Tech University, Jennifer Mirll went on to graduate from Texas Tech University School of Law, where she served as President of the Innocence Project of Texas Student Association. Ms Mirll joined the Innocence Project of Texas in 2011 as a student extern and now serves as Case Director for the IPTX.

Cory Session
Policy Director

Cory Session currently assists the Innocence Project of Texas on public policy initiatives and community outreach. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991 and worked as a legislative aid for Representative Garfield Thompson from 1991 to 1994. He is the brother of Timothy Cole, who was posthumously exonerated by IPTX in 2009. Cory testified about his family's experience with wrongful convictions during the 81st Texas Legislature, and he made numerous public appearances in order to educate the public about the causes of wrongful convictions and how they can be prevented.  He has continued advocating on behalf of the wrongfully convicted since joining forces with IPTX.  He currently resides in Fort Worth, Texas.