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Cristina Bordé


Cristina Bordé is the director of the Wisconsin Latino Exoneration Program at the Wisconsin Innocence Project, which she created in 2015 to improve the representation of Latino and Spanish-speaking populations in innocence work. Since joining WIP, she successfully litigated the case of State v. Mario Victoria Vasquez leading to his exoneration. Before joining WIP, Ms. Bordé worked with the Mexican Capital Legal Assistance Program consulting with attorneys who represent Mexican death row inmates. Prior to that, Ms. Bordé worked for the Habeas Corpus Resource Center in California for 14 years representing death row inmates. Ms. Bordé is a native Spanish-speaker.