Rebecca E. Woodman has extensive experience, both in death penalty litigation and in teaching death penalty-related subjects. Before joining the Clinic as Executive Director, Ms. Woodman was a capital appellate defender in Kansas for fifteen years. She was counsel of record in the death penalty case of Kansas v. Marsh, 548 U.S. 163 (2006), and twice argued the case in the Supreme Court of the United States. Ms. Woodman has been an adjunct and visiting professor at Washburn Law School, teaching courses on the death penalty and wrongful convictions, and supervising student interns in the criminal defense clinic. In addition, she has authored several articles focusing on the death penalty and other criminal law issues.
Carol Camp has been representing capital clients in trial as well as in state and federal post-conviction and habeas corpus proceedings since 2001. She has also worked as a mitigation investigator in trial-level death penalty cases. At the trial level, Carol worked on teams that successfully prevented eleven men and women from facing possible death sentences. Carol worked on death penalty cases in Nevada, Texas, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Georgia before joining the Death Penalty Litigation Clinic in September 2014. She graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in May 1985 with a B.A. degree in History and English. She earned her M.A. in U.S. history from Notre Dame in August 1986. Carol graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in May 1993. While there, she interned with the office of former Texas Supreme Court Justice Robert A. Gammage. Carol is licensed to practice law in Texas, Kentucky, Nevada, Louisiana and Georgia.