NACDL/FAMM State Clemency Project

Excessive Sentence Project

The Excessive Sentence Project recruits and trains pro bono attorneys to file compassionate release motions on behalf of individuals in federal prison whose sentences are too long, either because they would receive a much lower sentences today due to intervening changes in the law or because their original sentence was simply unjust.


Steps to get started.

  1. Setup your account and login. (If you have an account for the NACDL website, you can use that.)
  2. After you login, review the training materials which will appear below.
  3. Complete and agree to the volunteer questionnaire.



To login, reset your password, or setup your account, click the Login button.