History of Presidential Pardons

On Tuesday, President Bush pardoned nineteen individuals and commuted one prison term. Louis Fisher talked about the history of the… read more

On Tuesday, President Bush pardoned nineteen individuals and commuted one prison term. Louis Fisher talked about the history of the Presidential pardon, why Presidents give them, and who decides which individuals will be pardoned. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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Dec 27, 2008

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