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Governor Wolf will grant a reprieve -- not a commutation -- in each future instance in which an execution for a death row inmate is scheduled, establishing an effective moratorium on the death penalty in Pennsylvania.
What mattered was whether the governor has the constitutional authority to grant a reprieve to a death row inmate - even if that inmate does not accept it and wants to be executed.
LANCASTER - Antelope Valley Union High School District trustees may reconsider last month's decision not to grant a reprieve to seniors who are struggling to pass Algebra I, a new state graduation requirement.
The Department of Justice will argue that the governor has the constitutional authority to grant a reprieve to a death row inmate, even if that inmate does not accept it and wants to be executed.
THE Los Angeles City Council has an opportunity today to grant a reprieve to thousands of unintended targets of recent efforts to crack down on tax evaders and, at the same time, restore confidence within the business community that the city is serious about tax reform.