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December 1, 2008

Lots of clemency and pardon power news and notes

Thanks to lots of good work around the blogosphere, one can keep up effectively with lots of news and notes about the clemency and pardon power:

  • From How Appealing here, "Second Circuit holds that The Associated Press has no right to access John Walker Lindh's petitions filed with the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Pardon Attorney seeking a reduction in his twenty-year prison sentence"

  • From Pardon Power here, "Scholarship: Tis' The Season to be Pardoned"

  • From the WSJ Law Blog here, "Pardon After-Party: Clemency for Man Who Maintained Innocence"

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