On December 29, 2011, the California Supreme Court decided In re Richard Shaputis (Shaputis II), in which it reaffirmed the “some evidence” standard first articulated in Lawrence in 2008.(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.