Wednesday, December 23, 2015

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Christmas Pardons

Yes, it’s true that presidents and governors tend to show more mercy toward prisoners and ex-offenders around the holiday season. But it’s also true that most of these acts of compassion aid ex-offenders who already are free (through pardons) rather than free prisoners outright (through commutation). TMP’s Caroline Grueskin has the story — and it’s not all bah humbug!


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