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President's Power of Pardon

When Obama comes up lame (as in lame duck), there will be many pardons (Eric Holder, Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice, etc.)
Drik Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 10:39 AM
They have not yet been charged. Wonder if Presbo will drop the executive privilege blockade if he is not reelected so that charges can be brought in time for him to pardon them.
Winkmeister (Formerly David) Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 11:10 AM
There has been many "Pre-Pardons".
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...