clemency

In his final day in the White House, President Barack Obama commutated sentences for 330 drug prisoners. The outgoing president has now issued 1,715 commutations.

President Obama commuted the prison sentences of 79 inmates on Tuesday, upholding his pledge to release non-violent and low-level, drug offenders, The Hill reports.

President Obama is being urged to make good on his promise to grant clemency to thousands of non-violent drug offenders serving life sentences in prison.

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House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) released the following joint statement after the White House announced President Obama granted commutations to 61 individuals: “I am encouraged by President Obama’s commutation of sentences of 61 individuals today, including five from Texas. All of these men and […]