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kind, forgiving, or compassionate treatment of or disposition toward others

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leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice

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In the pages that follow, I will address the state of federal executive clemency under President Obama, who so far has established a track record as one of the least generous presidents in modern history regarding pardons and (until recently) commutations.
The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said given that Indonesia has asked for clemency for its own nationals facing execution in other countries, "it is incomprehensible why it absolutely refuses to grant clemency for lesser crimes on its own territory".
The Attorney General's office said notices that they would face a firing squad after 72 hours were delivered to the seven on the prison island of Nusakambangan, despite last-minute appeals for clemency from the Australian government and others.
The clemency pleas of as many as 44 women inmates on death-row are awaiting Presidents response.
Two people have already been killed by extremists for trying to help Asia: Salman Taseer, a Muslim and governor of Punjab province was shot dead on January 4, 2011, by his Muslim bodyguard after he initiated a clemency petition.
Governor Pat Quinn today granted 126 and denied 185 clemency petitions.
Elena Flom, Chair of the Florida SAC, states: "Previously in 2009 the Florida State Advisory Committee issued a report in support of the revised Rules of Executive Clemency that automatically restored voting rights for most ex-felons.
Fujairah - His Highness Shaikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Fujairah, on the occasion of the Eid Al Adha, has ordered the release of 41 prisoners of different nationalities who have proved good behaviour and eligibility for clemency.
This book, written by Julia Lee, is a sequel to The Mysterious Misadventures Of Clemency Wrigglesworth and is written in a similar style.
Under the administration's clemency initiative, non-violent, low-level federal prisoners who would have received a lower sentence if convicted today and have served a minimum of 10 years in prison with good conduct will be eligible to seek early release through the U.
com)-- Obama Administration Has Legal - Moral Duty to Provide Clemency Relief for Mandatory Minimums.
Army has denied clemency to the soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning for leaking hundreds of thousands of documents to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, upholding a 35-year sentence.
3 ( ANI ): The New York Times and The Guardian have reportedly published editorials calling on US president Barack Obama to make a clemency deal with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and bring him back to the country.
Jay Nixon a letter asking for clemency for Franklin, which Nixon rejected Nov.
The Florida Board of Clemency restored the civil rights of Jessica Chiappone of Boca Raton in June, paving the way for the single mother and graduate of Nova Southeastern University law school to sit for the bar.