On December 5, 2011, Anand Krishnaswamy argued on behalf of PCJP client Destinni Mardesich before a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena.(more…)
The USC Law alumni attending the recent 30th anniversary of the Post-Conviction Justice Project hail from nearly ever corner of the legal world – they are judges, public defenders, state and federal prosecutors, public interest lawyers and partners at law firms.(more…)
On October 28, the California Habeas Project received a humanitarian award for advocacy from Peace Over Violence, a sexual and domestic violence, stalking, child abuse, and youth violence prevention center headquartered in Los Angeles. Norma Cumpian, a former PCJP client and domestic abuse survivor, presented the award.
The USC Gould School of Law has named Elizabeth Henneke the inaugural Audrey Irmas Clinical Teaching Fellow, a two-year position teaching and supervising cases and projects supporting the legal rights of women and children. The fellowship is funded primarily by Audrey Irmas, a longtime supporter of USC and USC Law.…