clemency

Only Woman On Death Row Pushes For Clemency

(CNN) - The only woman sitting on federal death row is looking for clemency. Lisa Montgomery was scheduled to be executed on January 12th. However last month a federal district court determined the government acted in an illegal fashion…

Disgraced Ex-Detroit Mayor Asks Trump for Clemency

(CNN) - Disgraced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is asking president Trump for clemency. Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years behind bars in 2013 after being convicted on federal charges including racketeering conspiracy and extortion. He wants president Trump…

Clemency Denied for "Stocking Strangler"

The Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied clemency for death row inmate Carlton Gary. Attorneys for Gary, known as the Columbus "Stocking Strangler", had asked the board to commute his death sentence. The lawyers said new evidence…