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Katie Puzauskus


Katie Puzauskus is the executive director of the Arizona Justice Project where she has managed two federal grant programs, investigated numerous post-conviction cases, provided direct representation to clients, and supervised undergraduate, graduate, and law students in the review of post-conviction cases. Katie is also the supervising legal clinic attorney for the Post-Conviction Clinic. The Post-Conviction Clinic identifies and represents Arizona inmates with claims of wrongful conviction or in cases where a manifest injustice has occurred. Beginning in January 2015, the Clinic has been administering a grant from the National Institute of Justice to review specific post-conviction cases where innocence can be proven through DNA testing.