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 used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 27th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • Nearly 800 employment interviews at law school, 2012-13
  • Top 25% for number of 2013 grads hired by the nation’s largest law firms
  • 20th: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at the 250 largest law firms