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Teenagers Like Cyntoia Brown Should Never Be Locked Up For Life
The clemency granted to Brown, now 30, is a reminder that many Americans are imprisoned for crimes they committed as youths.
He's In Prison With Terrorists — For Medical Marijuana. Now He Wants Trump's Help.
Aaron Sandusky is caged in a federal prison as he serves a 10-year sentence for running a state-legal medical marijuana business.
Kim Kardashian West Says Clemency For Alice Johnson 'Fulfilled My Heart'
Johnson said she danced and screamed when she found out the president granted her clemency.
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Illinois Republicans Urge Trump Not To Commute Rod Blagojevich's Sentence
Seven congressmen warned that freeing the former governor could encourage public corruption.
Watch The Emotional Moment Alice Johnson Walks Free After 21 Years Behind Bars
Alice Marie Johnson was released from Aliceville Correctional Facility after President Donald Trump commuted her life sentence. The president had recently met with Kim Kardashian, who advocated on Johnson’s behalf in the Oval Office.
Alice Marie Johnson Granted Clemency By Trump After Kim Kardashian Push
The reality star went to the White House in May to discuss prison reform with the president.
Gov. 'Moonbeam' Brown's Office Uses Trump's Own Words To Defend Pardons
Trump touted second chances for former prisoners the day before he blasted California Gov. Jerry Brown for giving ex-convicts a ... second chance.
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New York State Is Giving Prisoners A Better Chance At Clemency
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s latest move will boost resources for inmates asking for commutations and pardons.
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Will This Be The Last Time Prisoners Are Granted Clemency?
President-elect Trump's nomination of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General suggests a climate of mercy and forgiveness will soon change.
Obama's Hesitation To Free An Elderly Political Prisoner Is Shameful
President and General Counsel, LatinoJustice PRLDEF
I ask you, Mr. President, after you have crusaded against disproportionately long criminal sentences, who is counseling you to deny clemency to this one senior citizen?
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The Internet Wants To Give Chelsea Manning A Hug
Touring queer singer/songwriter + campaign director at Fight f...
NBC reports that she is on President Obama’s “short list” for commutation.
What My Pardon From Governor Andrew Cuomo Means To Me
Manager of Media & Artist Relations, Drug Policy Alliance
Anti-Apartheid leader calls for Peltier release
Founder, Human Rights Action Center
Regards Jack, and a tribute to you for the great work that you are doing. Your time as the Director of the Peace Corps in
Carlos Barria / Reuters
Obama Commutes 153 Sentences, Pardons 78, In Clemency Push
Ryan J. Reilly
The president has now granted commutations to nearly 1,200 federal prisoners.
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John Legend To Obama: End Criminal Injustice Before White House Exit
In a Rolling Stone op-ed, the singer made a last minute request on behalf of federal inmates.
What Will Happen to the Clemency Movement in the Trump Administration?
Author and Prisoners' Rights Advocate
Obama's White House counsel has said the president, even though a lame duck, will keep on granting clemencies in his final days in office.
Obama Has Now Granted Clemency To More Than 1,000 Federal Prisoners
Ryan J. Reilly
“I think you can anticipate that we will keep going until the end."
Christine Conetta The Huffington Post
They Were Sentenced To Die In Federal Prison. Now They Want Obama To Give Others A Shot At Clemency.
Ryan J. Reilly
Three former federal prisoners have a message for the president who gave them their freedom.
The Importance Of Clemency
HuffPost talks to former non-violent drug offenders about the importance of clemency.
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