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President's Power of Pardon

DHWood Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 11:49 PM
It's just another one size fits all INSANITY from the federal government - and in this case it's just one more crack in the rear end crack of a breaking and broken system of crazy outcomes. If anyone "trusts" the judicial system anymore, they must be hooked into the powers that be.
President Bill Clinton used his presidential pardon power in July 2000 to commute the sentence of Serena Nunn, who was sentenced to 15 years for a first-time nonviolent drug offense when she was 19. The pardon shaved three years off Nunn's sentence. Nunn told me over the phone, "I thought then that it was a great thing that a president used his power to help an average person."

Nunn later graduated from college and then the University of Michigan Law School. Last month, having passed a character fitness test, Nunn passed the Georgia bar. On Monday, she will be sworn in as...