The Harris County D.A.'s office won the innocence Project of Texas' “Honesty and Integrity in Prosecution Award” last fall.
The inquiry recommended last week that Rennard, who maintains his innocence, should face no disciplinary action.
The innocence Project has reduced it, morally and materially.
mid-14c., "freedom from guilt," from Old French inocence "innocence, purity, chastity" (12c.), from Latin innocentia, from innocens "harmless, blameless" (see innocent). Meaning "lacking in guile or artifice" is from late 14c.