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Clemency

  1. pardons
    The Lesson Trump Pardonees Learned in Prison: Prison Is Brutal and UnfairThe Trump era is marked by many people’s dawning realization of how awful prison is when they personally have to endure it.
  2. movie review
    The Story of Clemency Plays Out on Alfre Woodard’s FaceHere is an actor in full command of her skills. That she won’t be considered for an Oscar is a travesty.
  3. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: The Irishman Looks Like Our Early Front-runnerAnd other things we learned from the first week of actual awards.
  4. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Will Voters Recognize Tom Hanks As Mr. Rogers?Plus, how the Spirit Award nominations shook up the indie lane of the awards race.
  5. On Last Day in Office, Obama Commutes the Sentences of 330 Drug OffendersThe president’s total number of commutations granted is now 1,715 — more than any other president in American history.
  6. President Obama Has Now Granted Clemency to More than 1,000 Federal InmatesThat’s more than the previous 11 presidents combined.
  7. Obama Just Shortened 61 Drug Offenders’ Prison SentencesMore than a third of them were serving life sentences. 
  8. clemency
    What It Feels Like When a Life Sentence Is OverturnedFour people whose sentences were commuted by President Obama explain what freedom feels like.