Post-Conviction Appeals

Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies

The Project for Innocence & Post-Conviction Remedies is a law school clinic, staffed by licensed attorneys and law students, which provides legal services to the federal inmate population incarcerated in Kansas. For more than 45 years, the clinic has assisted prisoners with, among other things:

  • 28 U.S.C. § 2255 petitions attacking the constitutionality of a conviction or sentence
  • Detainers
  • Sentencing issues

If you have questions or concerns about your conviction and/or sentence, please write to us for an application:

Paul E. Wilson Project for Innocence & Post-Conviction Remedies
1535 W. 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045-7608

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks and treatises
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 34 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,600+ alumni in all 50 states, D.C., and 21 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 20th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 80 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • More than 600 employment interviews at law school, 2014-15
  • 92 percent overall employment rate for Class of 2014 – top 20 percent nationally
  • 23rd: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at nation’s largest law firms
  • #1 in Kansas and Missouri for July 2015 bar exam performance