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January 27, 2006

Thoughtful clemency commentary

Professor Sherry Colb has this thoughtful and wide-ranging commentary at Findlaw.com about capital clemency; it is focused primarily on Clarence Ray Allen's unsuccessful request for clemency from Gov. Schwarzenegger based on his old age and infirmity.  (Hat tip: CrimProf Blog.)  More background on the Allen case can be found here and here, and a lot more clemency discussion can be found at this category archive.

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