CHICAGO
12/25/2013 01:07 pm ET

Quinn Gives Pre-Holiday Pardons To 38

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Gov. Pat Quinn carried on his pre-holiday tradition of announcing action on clemency petitions, acting Tuesday to grant pardons to 38 people while rejecting 129 requests.

Among those pardoned by Quinn was John Esparza, who had a burglary conviction in 1963. Esparza first sought a pardon in 2009.

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