By law, the Habeas Corpus Resource Center is only appointed by state or federal courts to represent people sentenced to death. The HCRC is unable to provide representation or offer legal advice to those who are not our clients. Those individuals with non-capital sentences seeking information about the state and federal habeas corpus processes may find the following resources useful.

Habeas Corpus

Attorneys appointed to represent persons sentenced to death in California in capital post-conviction proceedings can register for access to the Habeas Corpus Resource Center's online resources. Below are other relevant resources.

Capital Punishment

Prison Information