SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/14 — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he is commuting the sentences of 21 inmates, most serving life terms and several who otherwise had no chance of ever leaving prison.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 12/24 — Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday announced pardons or sentence reductions for some 150 convicted criminals,
BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 05/22 — Jay Schlauch’s conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century.
The felony prevented him from landing jobs,
MARY ESCH, Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) 04/22 — A former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in a bungled 1981 Brinks armored-car robbery that left three people dead was denied parole on Friday despite the fact Gov.
JOSH LEDERMAN and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/18 — President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking more than 700,000 U.S.
The Associated Press 01/18 The Obama administration on Tuesday shortened the prison sentences of 209 people and granted pardons to another 64.
High-profile names on the list include Army leaker Chelsea Manning and the former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,
JOSH LEDERMAN and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/05 — Under mounting pressure to free convicts as a last act, President Barack Obama is planning at least one more batch of pardons and commutations before leaving office in two weeks,
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) 12/31 — A former radical who drove a getaway car during a Brinks armored car robbery that led to the deaths of two police officers and a security guard will be eligible for parole next year after Gov.