Categories & Tags: clemency

Three things Obama's new clemency initiative doesn't do   |   April 28, 2014
By Kara Brandeisky, ProPublica Last week, the Department of Justice outlined expanded criteria that could allow prisoners convicted of non-violent crimes to win early release from...

 

In Mississippi, identities of pardon applicants must be public   |   January 13, 2012
By Dafna Linzer, ProPublica The legality of last-minute clemency decisions by outgoing Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour appears to hinge on whether the recipients gave sufficient...