New York State Is Giving Prisoners A Better Chance At Clemency

“This partnership is a welcome expansion to the existing project, as it will bring more lawyers together with applicants who lack the resources to pay for representation,” said John S. Wallenstein, president of the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, in a statement. “With more training, mentoring, and electronic access to client materials, this partnership will help our members better represent reformed and rehabilitated applicants in the State’s process, and assist them in their efforts to apply for clemency.”

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