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President Grants Clemency to 46 Drug Offenders

President Grants Clemency to 46 Drug Offenders

On Monday, July 13, 2015, President Barack Obama announced that he would commute the sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders held in federal prisons.

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Is Clemency on The Horizon For Drug Convictions?

The New York Times reported on Friday, July 3, that President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens of nonviolent drug offenders during the next few weeks. But most drug convictions happen under state law. Is there any relief on the horizon for nonviolent drug offenders over-sentenced in state courts?


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