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Executive Pardons

Who's to Blame for Pardon Abuse?

Mark Osler | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Mark Osler

We repeatedly express surprise when this unilateral power is used and are quick to decry the lack of principle behind some uses of the pardon power. Yet we never ask how a candidate would use the pardon power during the election cycle?

What Can Be Done About Racial Disparities In Presidential Pardons?

Lois Beckett and Robin Respaut/ProPublica | Posted 12.09.2011 | Black Voices

ProPublica's Lois Beckett and Robin Respaut report: If the government wants to correct racial disparity in presidential pardons, it will require a...