All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘clemency’

Obama: Clemency Guidelines Must be Expanded

On Monday, Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder released a video in which he called for the expansion of clemency criteria for nonviolent drug offenders. If the clemency guidelines are expanded, it could lead to reduced sentences for hundreds, or even thousands, of convicts currently serving harsh punishments for minor drug violations. Thus far in his presidency, Obama …

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OJ Simpson Allegedly Confesses to Nicole Brown Murder

The year of 1995 became quite a fortunate year for O.J. Simpson, as he was acquitted of double murder charges for the brutal killings of Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. The victims were found slashed to death outside Nicole’s condo in Los Angeles, CA. The O.J. Simpson murder trial became the most publicized case in US history, …

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Edward Snowden Clemency: What Do You Say, Obama?

Edward Snowden is a whistle-blower who exposed the U.S. governmental spy agencies and what they did that infringed on U.S. citizens, as well as some of its allies. He deserves clemency — or even a full pardon from President Barack Obama. That’s the request put forth to President Obama by the New York Times and Britain’s Guardian newspaper, urging him …

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Life Sentence For Pot: Jeff Mizanskey Seeks Support

A Missouri newspaper tells us of a man named Jeff Mizanskey who was convicted of an intent to distribute about five pounds of marijuana charge in 1993. Today, Mizanskey seeks support to gain clemency from the resulting life sentence. Although this was his third marijuana offense, Riverfront Times tells us that Mizanskey has never been convicted of a violent crime. …

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