Clemency Project 2014

Clemency Project 2014

ABA Criminal Justice Section Chair James E. Felman discusses the Section's involvement in the recruitment of lawyers to assist with Clemency Project 2014.

Announcing Clemency Project 2014

Attorney General Holder announces Clemency Project 2014.

"Another Chance at Life": Man Granted Clemency Last Year Reacts to Obama’s 46 New Drug Commutations


Ethical Issues, 2014 Clemency Project Day 2

Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman partner Marjorie J. Peerce delivers a presentation on ethics for the National Association of Defense Lawyers Clemency.

Life + 185 Years: Three Stories of Incarceration

Their stories begin differently but end in the same place.

Clemency Project

clemency... thats it.

President Obama Commutes the Sentences of 61 Drug Offenders

President Obama announced that he was commuting the sentences of 61 federal drug offenders on Wednesday—even as thousands of inmates' petitions .

“My Father, My Hero’’ | Cynthia Roseberry | TEDxChesterStatePrison

Roseberry, a criminal defense attorney and the daughter of an alcoholic, talks about the labels we give to people that tend to build walls of resentment and .

Advocates Want To See More Clemency From The White House

On Wednesday, President Obama commuted the sentences of 61 inmates, and has done so with 248 federal prisoners thus far.

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  • SPECIAL REPORT: Clemency in Colorado

    02/21/17 ,via

    She told him,”I promise to give you my life. I'll stick it out with you.” The two had one glimmer of hope – the Clemency Project initiated in 2014. “I'd been denied all my appeals. The clemency was my Hail Mary pass,” said Wheelock. Then, one day in

  • Groups' Clemency Project Pays Off With Obama's Commutation Streak

    12/21/16 ,via Associations Now

    President Barack Obama's decision to use his power of commutation as a form of criminal justice reform has been helped along by Clemency Project 2014, a collaboration between numerous legal and civil liberties groups. In the waning days of Barack 

  • The Man Who Ran Obama's Clemency Machine

    02/15/17 ,via The Marshall Project

    Neil Eggleston, who served as White House counsel from April 2014 until the end of President Barack Obama's second term. I think the Clemency Project ultimately did a fantastic job, but it took them a long time to get a project that massive together.

  • President Obama's Clemency Project is a Bureaucratic Nightmare ...

    06/10/16 ,via Reason (blog)

    The slowness and disorganization of the clemency process put in place has stranded many of the prisoners and families it was supposed to help.

  • Clemency Project 2014 has submitted more than 1000 petitions to the White House

    05/16/16 ,via ABA Journal

    Clemency Project 2014 has submitted more than 1,000 petitions for sentence commutations to the federal government, the project announced today. The ABA-backed project is using nearly 4,000 volunteer attorneys to prepare and submit petitions for 


National Clemency Project, Inc. - Home

National Clemency Project, Inc., the law firm in Pompano Beach, will provide you with expert advice in all legal questions and matters.

Obama orders 98 more prisoner releases, setting single ...

The administration began a program in 2014 to identify prisoners jailed for non-violent offenses who had served at least a decade in prison and would ...

Rules change means more drug offenders eligible for clemency

More federal prisoners serving sentences for non-violent crimes can apply for clemency after the Justice Department announced new rules Wednesday.

Clemency | Death Penalty Information Center

Clemency is an act of a mercy through the executive branch of government lessening the punishment given to a defendant. In death penalty cases, this typically means ...

Apply for Clemency | The State of New York

Apply for clemency in the form of reprieves, commutations, and pardons. Interested applicants can apply here.