Access Request

Request Access to Federal Capital Habeas Project Private Resources

Access to the secure portion of the Federal Capital Habeas Project is generally limited to members of defense teams with pending capital § 2255 cases. Please fill out the requested information, including a list of pending and prior capital habeas cases.

Once you have completed the application, it will be submitted for approval. If approved, you will receive an automated email with your username. The email will also contain a link which will allow you to create your own password. Once this has been completed, your account will be activated. If you have any questions or encounter any problems, please contact the website admins at

Personal Information

Note: This will be your username!

Contact Information



Let us know if you requested access in the past or anything else we need to know here

Habeas Case Information

Please provide information regarding your current/previous capital habeas case(s).