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Jean Phillips


Jean Phillips is a Clinical Professor of Law and Direct of Clinical Programming and Director of the Paul E. Wilson Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies. Beyond her work in the clinic, Ms. Phillips teaches Criminal Procedure and Criminal Practice in Kansas, a simulation course. Ms. Phillips has been the Director of the KU Project for Innocence since 1999. In this work, she focuses on state habeas, federal habeas and actual innocence cases in Kansas. Four clients of the Project have had their murder convictions reversed in the last two years including exonorees, Floyd Bledsoe and Richard Jones.