|Stupid Ceremony, Part Whatever|
Now, Quinn is reported to have "acted" on 311 cases. He granted clemency in 126 and denied requests in 185. It is also reported that"some" of the cases "date back to crimes committed in the early 1970s."
In total. Quinn has acted on 3,358 clemency petitions since 2009, and has granted clemency in 1,239 instances.
One of the persons Quinn has pardoned is Robert Taylor, who was convicted as a teenager in the rape and murder of a 14-year-old. He and four others were cleared by DNA evidence. Taylor spent nearly two decades behind bars.
Read more about his case, and others here.