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  • Presidential Pardons and Commutations

    Presidential Pardons and Commutations

    Samuel Morison talked about the President's power to issue pardons, the constraints to this power and the process in which people seek pardons.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 3 minutes
    • 674 views
  • Presidential Pardons and Commutations

    Presidential Pardons and Commutations

    Samuel Morison talked about President Obama’s decision to issue 78 pardons and commute the sentences of 153 prisoners on December 19, 2016, the most issued by a president in a single day.…

    C-SPAN clip by CSPANCLASSROOM
    • 7 minutes
    • 261 views
  • Presidential Pardons and Commutations

    Presidential Pardons and Commutations

    Samuel Morison talked about the President's power to issue pardons, the constraints to this power and the process in which people seek pardons.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 176 views
  • Asset Forfeiture Recovery Following Pardon

    Asset Forfeiture Recovery Following Pardon

    Samuel T. Morison, former staff attorney for the Department of Justice Office of the Pardon Attorney, discusses the recovery of forfeited assets following a pardon.

    User-created clip by sunshinecavalluzzi
    • 1 minute
    • 144 views
  • Presidential Pardon Power Process

    Presidential Pardon Power Process

    Former staff attorney from the Samuel Morison, Department of Justice Office of the Pardon Attorney, gives an overview of the process of receving a presidential pardon.

    User-created clip by sunshinecavalluzzi
    • 2 minutes
    • 10 views
  • Presidential Pardon Power

    Presidential Pardon Power

    Former staff attorney from the Samuel Morison, Department of Justice Office of the Pardon Attorney, gives an overview of the presidential pardon power.

    User-created clip by sunshinecavalluzzi
    • 2 minutes
    • 18 views
  • Why Did the Framers Confer the Pardon Power

    Why Did the Framers Confer the Pardon Power?

    Samuel T. Morison, former staff attorney for the Department of Justice Office of the Pardon Attorney, discusses the impact of the pardon power on separation of powers and checks and…

    User-created clip by sunshinecavalluzzi
    • 57 seconds
    • 5 views
  • Presidential Pardons and Commutations

    Presidential Pardons and Commutations

    Samuel Morison talked about President Obama’s decision to issue 78 pardons and commute the sentences of 153 prisoners on December 19, 2016, the most issued by a president in a single day.…

    User-created clip by ckaufma
    • 2 minutes
    • 9 views
  • The Conduct in Question Would Have to be a Crime

    "The Conduct in Question Would Have to be a Crime"

    Samuel T. Morison, former staff attorney for the Department of Justice Office of the Pardon Attorney, discusses a Newt Gingrich comment about President Trump using his pardon authority…

    User-created clip by sunshinecavalluzzi
    • 56 seconds
    • 3 views
  • The Asymmetry of Information

    "The Asymmetry of Information"

    Samuel T. Morison, former staff attorney for the Department of Justice Office of the Pardon Attorney, discusses his concern about the role of the DOJ in the pardon process

    User-created clip by sunshinecavalluzzi
    • 2 minutes
    • 2 views
  • Modern History of Presidential Pardons

    Modern History of Presidential Pardons

    Samuel T. Morison, former attorney for the Department of Justice Office of the Pardon Attorney, discusses and contextualizes data about number of pardons and commutations issued by…

    User-created clip by sunshinecavalluzzi
    • 2 minutes
    • 3 views
  • He Wanted to Put that Issue to Rest

    "He Wanted to Put that Issue to Rest"

    Samuel T. Morison, former attorney for the Department of Justice Office of the Pardon Attorney, discusses Geral Ford's pardon of Richard Nixon.

    User-created clip by sunshinecavalluzzi
    • 36 seconds
    • 1 view
  • Average Annual Number of Pardon Petitions and Duration of Pardon Process

    Average Annual Number of Pardon Petitions and Duration of Pardon Process

    Samuel T. Morison, former staff attorney for the Department of Justice Office of the Pardon Attorney, discusses the average number of annual requests received and the duration and staff…

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    • 2 minutes
    • 7 views