Saturday, December 23, 2017

Brown: 132 Pardons

The Los Angeles Times reports Gov. Jerry Brown has "granted 132 pardons and commuted 19 sentences" continuing "his tradition of Christmastime clemency." Those pardoned "had already completed their sentences, the majority of which were for drug-related or other nonviolent crimes."According to the Times, "Since beginning his third term as governor in 2011, Brown has pardoned more than 1,000 people — far more than his most recent predecessors, according to figures provided by the governor’s office. See story here.

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