Jason Flom, a top record industry executive and a legal crusader, is rallying lawyers behind the Clemency Project during the final months of the Barack Obama presidency.
A founding board member of the Innocence Project, Flom has an open letter urging colleagues to help him out.
“This initiative that presents a once in a lifetime opportunity for lawyers to reverse the ravages of the harsh sentencing policies that have ruined the lives of so many,” he writes. “There are countless inmates who can benefit from this program, but they need lawyers to help and they need them now.”
Parts of this article originally appears on The Hollywood Reporter.