Please complete this form for the Conviction Integrity Section (CIS). Be sure to include copies of any
documents supporting the claim. Do not send original documents.
The CUS will only accept cases for review where the following apply:
- Felony conviction in a county in the COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA except
Philadelphia. Please visit phila.gov, or Conviction Integrity Unit, Philadelphia’s District
Attorney’s Office, 3 South Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3499.
- A credible claim of actual innocence.
- The claim must be supported by information/evidence not previously part of the original
guilty plea, trial or appeals.
- The applicant is incarcerated on the conviction in question.
Please keep in mind the following. The CIS is not reviewing lawful sentences, affirmative defenses, or
information/evidence previously considered and litigated before the original jury or judge.