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Blagojevich Pardons

Quinn To Start Reviewing Massive Pardon Backlog Created By Blagojevich

Chicago Sun-Times | Frank Main | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Quinn is expected to start acting as early as this week on a backlog of thousands of pardon requests that were gathering dust on his predecessor'...

Blagojevich's Final Acts Of Clemency: Why Those Two?

Chicago Sun-Times | Frank Main and Dave McKinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There were about 3,000 requests for pardons awaiting Blagojevich's decision -- all of which had been forwarded to him from the prisoner review board. ...

Alleged Burge Torture Victims Seek Blagojevich Pardons

Chicago Defender | Kathy Chaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Afraid their appeals will fall on deaf ears if Gov. Rod Blagojevich is ousted, several relatives of victims tortured by former Chicago police Commande...

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Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Roughly a month after the advent of a law allowing the wrongfully convicted to circumvent the governor in seeking certificates of innocence, Gov. Rod ...