Clemency for Battered Women in Michigan:

A Manual for Attorneys, Law Students and Social Workers



Founders Picture

In 1998, Jaunita Thomas was the first woman freed via the Clemency project, through a Motion for Relief from Judgment.
(L to R: Carol Jacobsen, Juanita Thomas, Susan Fair, Photo: Susan Gardner)



For sample clemency petitions or questions, contact:
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Thank you for your interest in the Clemency Project.