executive clemency

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Noun1.executive clemency - the power (usually of a president or governor) to pardon or commute the sentence of someone convicted in that jurisdiction
office, power - (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president"
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This was a day before her daughter Marie Antonelvie sent an e-mail to Panelo's office requesting for a recommendation regarding her father's application for executive clemency.
On Tuesday, Board of Pardon and Parole executive director Reynaldo Bayang revealed that Panelo referred the request of Marie Antonelvie Sanchezhis former client's daughterfor executive clemency. The letter was dated Feb.
Gaite said Panelo's referral of Sanchez's request of executive clemency to the Boards of Pardons and Parole (BPP) could be interpreted as 'intervention to act favorably on the application of early release of his [Panelo] former client.'
Online news outlets Inquirer.net and Rappler may soon be facing libel charges for publishing reports claiming that Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo 'recommended' or 'endorsed' the granting of executive clemency for convicted rapist-murderer, former Calauan Mayor Antonio Sanchez.
President Obama pardoned him in 2017, but due to a clerical error, his fraud conviction was not encompassed within that grant of Executive Clemency. By granting a full and unconditional pardon, President Trump has corrected this error, and Mr.
Behenna is entirely deserving of this Grant of Executive Clemency," the statement read.
In light of these facts, Mr Behenna is entirely deserving of this Grant of Executive Clemency."
The petitioner even attached documents from the Malacanang Records Office showing that the executive clemency granted was only a "conditional pardon" dated January 14, 1981.
Executive clemency balances the law -- harsh and unyielding -- with an element of human mercy and discretion.
Additionally, the attorney asked the court to reconsiderthe accusations of possession of drugs, instead of trafficking, and asked the courtto petition for executive clemency.
Bruce Rauner has named three new appointees to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board, a quasi-judicial body that imposes release conditions, regulates good conduct credits, conducts parole hearings and makes executive clemency recommendations, among other tasks.
The court also ruled the prohibition on life-without-parole sentences for juveniles was retroactive.<br />The Maryland Court of Appeals has yet to rule ona challenge to the state's parole system for juvenile lifers, but the plaintiffs in the federal case are pushing forward with their challenge.<br />"By giving the Governor this boundless authority, (the law) impermissibly eviscerates the most significant distinctions between parole and clemency, transforming the Maryland parole system into one of ad hoc executive clemency," the motion argues.<br />An executive order issued by Gov.

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