Enter your email address and start getting breaking law firm and legal news right now!
Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced new clemency guidelines on 23 April. Under the new guidelines laid out by the U.S. Justice Department, thousands of drug offenders who have served at least ten years of their sentence and are nonviolent…>read moreNo Comment April 24, 2014
The Obama administration has been urged by editorials from The Guardian and The New York Times to help Edward Snowden by offering him clemency of some type, according to a report from the Huffington Post. Roughly seven months…>read moreNo Comment January 2, 2014
President Obama has commuted the sentences of eight people convicted of crack cocaine offenses. He said in a statement, “Commuting the sentences of these eight Americans is an important step towards restoring the fundamental ideals of justice and fairness.”…>read more2 Comments December 20, 2013