Client of Law School Clinic Granted Presidential Clemency
The Chicago Maroon
January 26, 2016

“Last month, Eugene Haywood, a client of the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School, received clemency from President Barack Obama. Haywood’s release came after he served 14 years of a mandatory sentence of life without parole for a nonviolent drug crime.

“Judith Miller, Haywood’s lawyer and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law in the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic, is using Haywood’s case to advocate for criminal justice reform, particularly in the elimination of mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug crimes.

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