Capital Post Conviction Project of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA

Kimberly Newberry has been awarded a fellowship to work with the Capital Post Conviction Project of Louisiana as a staff attorney, representing clients sentenced to death in state and federal post-conviction review. During her time at HLS, Kimberly has been a capital punishment clinical intern for the Department of Public Advocacy Post-Conviction Unit in La Grange, Kentucky; a clinical student attorney for the Criminal Justice Institute; and a legal intern for Prisoner Legal Services in Boston. She has also been involved with the American Civil Liberties Union at HLS, the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Harvard Defenders, Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project, and the Mississippi Delta Alternative Spring Break. Kimberly interned at the Capital Appeals Project in New Orleans and the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta during her law school summers. Kimberly received the Andrew Kaufman Award at graduation for logging the most pro bono hours of any student in her class.