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  • Obama and Holder
    Justice Department sued for records on Obama’s 'mass clemency' for prisoners
    An inside the Beltway public-interest group that investigates and exposes government corruption, especially at the federal level, announced on Wednesday that its legal staff filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S....
  • OJ Simpson makes plea to President Obama for clemency
    OJ Simpson brain tumor symptoms prompts OJ to ask for Barack Obama pardon
    OJ Simpson is reportedly suffering brain tumor symptoms and possible brain cancer. As the former football great who has been in the news intermittently for most of his adult life, the man who may or may not have killed his former wife is in prison...
  • Governor Christie grants a pardon for a woman that turned her life around
    Governor Christie grants a pardon for a woman that turned her life around
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie granted a pardon today, Dec.21, 2012, to Joyce Holman of Piscataway for crimes that she committed in her younger years. Holman, 59, had a record of drug abuse, shoplifting, passing bad checks and drug possession...
  • Brad Maddux
    Examiner.com readers keep child killer behind bars
    Thanks in part to signatures on a petition, to include examiner.com readers who read the story here, convicted child murderer Douglas Sims was not granted clemency by the Indiana Governor this year. Sims requested clemency in 2010; immediately the...
  • Matthew Makowski
    On further review, Granholm properly reverses clemency play
    On Christmas Eve, Jennifer Granholm dug into Matthew Makowski's stocking, extracted the gold ingot she had initially gifted to him, and put in a lump of coal. As alawyer and former Michigan Attorney General, Granholm should have known better...
  • Brian D. Aitken
    Sentence commuted in NJ gun transport case
    Governor Chris Christie yesterday commuted, to time already served, the sentence of Brian Aitken, convicted last August of unlawful possession and transport of firearms. But Aitken still vows to make the conviction itself go away.Thanks to the...
  • Why executions are carried out at night: Part 3
    Why executions are carried out at night: Part 3
    How the process for a death warrant works:The governor of the State or the President of the United States (federal case) signs a warrant for an execution. This warrant is signed allowing the state to proceed with the execution, but only after all...
  • Why executions are carried out at night: Part 2
    Why executions are carried out at night: Part 2
    Stanley "Toukie" Williams founder of the notorious gang founder of the L.A. CripsWilliams never admitted to any crimes but later in 1993, when he changed his life around he admitted that street gangs were wrong, lending their formation...