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  1. criminal justice
    When Will Joe Biden Start Using His Clemency Powers?The president has signaled he wants to grant more pardons and commutations. The time to begin is now.
  2. 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.
  3. Obama Has Commuted the Sentences of More Than 870 Inmates During His PresidencyAnother 98 federal inmates had their sentences shortened on Thursday.
  4. 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.