Articles Tagged 'pardons'
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs double jeopardy measure into law to defend against Trump pardons
ALBANY, N.Y. – Members of President Donald Trump’s administration and family could be subject to state prosecution even if they receive a federal pardon under… READ MORE
Pardons for Amnesty
Illegal immigrants are preparing to ask President Obama to pardon some 750,000 illegal immigrant Dreamers, saying it’s their last, best hope to stave off what… READ MORE
Executive orders, pardons, ‘midnight’ regulations expected as Obama presidency draws to close
Look out for the executive orders, the “midnight” regulations and, perhaps most controversially, the pardons.
As President Obama runs out the clock on his eight-year… READ MORE
California Gov. Jerry Brown pardons 79 convicted felons
Gov. Jerry Brown pardoned 79 convicted felons who had served their sentences and committed no other crimes for at least a decade, the governor’s office… READ MORE
Mississippi court upholds Barbour pardons
JACKSON, Miss. â€“ Â The MississippiÂ Supreme CourtÂ on Thursday upheld the pardons issued by former Gov.Â Haley BarbourÂ during his final days in office, including those of four convicted killers and a robber who had worked at the Governor’s Mansion.
Barbour, a Republican who once considered running for president, pardoned 198 people before finishing his second term Jan. 10.… READ MORE
Barbour defends controversial pardons as based on the Christian belief in forgiveness
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Friday he’s “very comfortable” with his decision to grant pardons or other clemency to more than 200 people, including convicted killers, in his last days in office, telling Fox News that Mississippi is predominantly Christian and believes in forgiveness.
Barbour said Friday during his first interviews on the pardons that nearly 190… READ MORE
Mississippi judge blocks release of 21 inmates given pardons by Gov. Barbour
JACKSON, Miss. â€“ Â A Mississippi judge has temporarily blocked the release of 21 inmates who’d been given pardons or medical release by Republican Haley Barbour in one of his final acts as governor.
Circuit Judge Tomie Green issued an injunction late Wednesday at the request of Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood.
Hood said he believes Barbour might’ve… READ MORE