NACDL News: Roseberry Urges Bar Members to Volunteer for Clemency Project 2014

The Obama administration is expanding its use of executive clemency to offer relief to individuals serving unduly harsh sentences. Cynthia Roseberry is the project director of Clemency Project 2014, which was formed to ensure that every inmate seeking to qualify for the clemency initiative has access, at no cost, to an attorney. She spoke at a reception in Cincinnati on July 8, and a dozen law firms volunteered to take cases. Lawyers can visit to learn more about the initiative and to volunteer to take a case.