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Colorado Gov. Squeezes 33 More Clemencies on Last Day in Office

Colorado Clemency,John Hickenlooper

Colorado pardons :Only a week after Colorado’s Governor John Hickenlooper granted clemency for six Colorado offenders, he ordered clemency for 33 others. This brings his total to 156 pardons and 18 commutations during his eight years in office. Timing of Colorado Pardons & Clemency Grants Colorado Pardons & Clemencies are often issued in December, as…

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Pardoning State Crimes

Pardoning State Crimes

The inability to pardon state crimes is one of the few restrictions imposed on the President of the United States. State governors hold the power to grant clemency to those convicted of state offenses. Difference Between the Pardoning of Federal and State Crimes Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution grants the president the power…

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