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Amnesties, Pardons and Commutations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

president > mercy

 

The Constitution

gives presidents

nearly unlimited authority

to grant pardons

and commute sentences

decisions

that no future administration

can reverse.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/06/
opinion/president-obamas-last-chance-to-show-mercy.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/06/
opinion/president-obamas-last-chance-to-show-mercy.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

clemency

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/01/20/
934139723/trump-pardons-steve-bannon-lil-wayne-in-final-clemency-flurry

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/01/17/
510341052/obama-pardons-famous-hotelier-and-baseball-star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

clemency /  the power of executive clemency / clemency power

 

(a) constitutional provision

(...)

gives the president

virtually unlimited authority

to grant clemency

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/10/
opinion/mercy-in-the-justice-system.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/24/
opinion/reviving-clemency-serving-justice.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/10/
opinion/mercy-in-the-justice-system.html

 

 

 

 

https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2013/12/19/
statement-president-clemency 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

grant executive clemency to N

 

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/12/20/us/
20commutation-letter-clarence-aaron.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How Trump Is Using the Power to Pardon        NYT        June 4, 2018

 

 

 

 

How Trump Is Using the Power to Pardon        Video        NYT News        NYT        June 4, 2018

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5r4mq9r-JIM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA > pardon        UK / USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/01/20/
934139723/trump-pardons-steve-bannon-lil-wayne-in-final-clemency-flurry

 

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/24/
opinion/trump-blackwater-pardon.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/23/
world/middleeast/blackwater-trump-pardon.html

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/12/23/
949503052/president-trump-pushes-the-boundaries-of-his-pardon-power

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/12/23/
949820820/trump-pardons-roger-stone-paul-manafort-and-charles-kushner

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/12/23/
949679837/shock-and-dismay-after-trump-pardons-blackwater-guards-who-killed-14-iraqi-civil

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/dec/23/
pardons-sink-trump-further-into-swamp-of-his-own-shamelessness

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/23/
trump-pardons-blackwater-contractors-jailed-for-massacre-of-iraq-civilians

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/22/
us/politics/trump-pardons.html

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/dec/22/
donald-trump-pardons-george-papadopoulos

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/11/25/
823893821/trump-pardons-michael-flynn-who-pleaded-guilty-to-lying-about-russia-contact

 

 

 

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/08/25/
545282459/president-trump-pardons-former-sheriff-joe-arpaio

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/01/17/
510341052/obama-pardons-famous-hotelier-and-baseball-star

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/01/15/
509914267/pardon-sought-for-prisoner-who-fought-for-puerto-rican-independence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justice Department > Office of the Pardon Attorney

 

This office

assists the president

in exercising his power

of executive clemency,

including pardons

and the commutations of sentences.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/22/us/
a-dealer-serving-life-without-having-taken-one.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

presidential pardon / pardon

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/20/
us/politics/trump-pardons-accountability.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/20/
arts/music/trump-pardons-lil-wayne-kodak-black.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/20/
opinion/trump-bannon-pardon.html

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/12/05/
943352401/opinion-the-truth-about-pardons

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/05/07/
720967513/trump-pardons-former-soldier-convicted-of-killing-iraqi-prisoner

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/06/06/
617513060/president-trump-commutes-sentence-of-grandmother-serving-life-in-prison

 

https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=5r4mq9r-JIM - NYT - 4 June 2018

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/05/27/
614429395/trumps-moves-may-mark-a-new-era-of-the-celebrity-pardon

 

 

 

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/01/17/
510307055/president-obama-commutes-chelsea-mannings-prison-sentence

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/16/
opinion/mr-obama-pick-up-your-pardon-pen.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/25/
opinion/invitation-to-a-dialogue-presidential-pardons.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/12/18/
are-presidential-pardons-fair/

 

 

 

 

http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2007-07-03-
libby-sentence_N.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

grant a full pardon to N

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/05/07/
720967513/trump-pardons-former-soldier-convicted-of-killing-iraqi-prisoner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

amnesties and pardons

 

https://www.nytimes.com/topic/subject/
amnesties-commutations-and-pardons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

commute the prison sentence of N

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/10/
887721441/trump-commutes-sentence-of-longtime-friend-and-adviser-roger-stone

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/06/06/
617513060/president-trump-commutes-sentence-of-grandmother-serving-life-in-prison

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/01/17/
510307055/president-obama-commutes-chelsea-mannings-prison-sentence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

commutations

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/02/18/
807057090/trump-commutes-sentence-of-former-illinois-gov-rod-blagojevich

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/23/
opinion/a-small-step-toward-more-mercy.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/us/
obama-commuting-sentences-in-crack-cocaine-cases.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

grant pardons and commutation

 

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/12/19/
president-obama-grants-pardons-and-commutation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

presidential power to grant pardons and clemency

commute federal prison sentences

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/12/18/
460293220/obama-commutes-prison-sentences-for-95-non-violent-offenders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

commute

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/31/us/
politics/obama-commutes-sentences-for-61-convicted-of-drug-crimes.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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