Far too many adults and children are caught in a broken criminal justice system that denies them the possibility of becoming productive citizens
When provided high quality legal services, counseling, and guidance, incarcerated individuals get the chance they deserve to transform their lives and live a life beyond bars
We can end the cycle of incarceration and reduce the number of people behind bars by recognizing systematic barriers and creating pathways to overcome them — which will lead to a fairer system
We’re thrilled to announce that UnCommon Law’s Founder and Executive Director, Keith Wattley, is in the inaugural class of Obama Foundation Fellows!
UnCommon Law Founder and Executive Director, Keith Wattley, was announced as a member of the inaugural class of the Colorlines 20 x 20.
Two UnCommon Law clients are featured in The San Quentin Project: Nigel Poor and the Men of San Quentin State Prison, on view at the Milwaukee Art Museum through March 19, 2019.
There's probably no better way to introduce our newest staff member, the amazing, inspiring Sara Kruzan!
On October 20, 2018, UnCommon Law hosted Lifer School at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in partnership with the Pro Bono Program.
Keith Wattley connects with UCL Alumnus, Jim Hobbs, one week after his release from prison.
UnCommon Law Founder and Executive Director, Keith Wattley, was recently profiled by the Obama Foundation.
Barak Obama Acknowledges Keith Wattley's Vision & Innovation
On November 5, 2017, UnCommon Law welcomed home clients released within the last year. Watch highlights from the inspiring event.
The Marshall Project, a nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization about the U.S. criminal justice system recently featured a paper by Jeremy Isard,
Keith Wattley was awarded the 2016 Kathi Pugh Award for Exceptional Mentorship from UC Berkeley School of Law for his supervision of the Post-Conviction Advocacy Project.