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Commutations

  1. Obama Granted 212 Pardons, and More Commutations Than Any Other U.S. PresidentIn addition to commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence, he pardoned General James Cartwright, who leaked classified information to journalists.
  2. Obama Has Commuted the Sentences of More Than 870 Inmates During His PresidencyAnother 98 federal inmates had their sentences shortened on Thursday.
  3. crime
    Paterson Commutes Sentence in Racially Charged Long Island ShootingPaterson commutes the sentence of a black man who shot and killed a white teen out of fear of a lynch mob.
  4. clemency
    What It Feels Like When a Life Sentence Is OverturnedFour people whose sentences were commuted by President Obama explain what freedom feels like.