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The decision is in keeping with the convention of pardoning prisoners during national and religious holidays.
Mike Beebe took the first official step Friday toward pardoning his son for a felony marijuana conviction 11 years ago, a move he's defended as no different from the second chance he has given other offenders.
CJP gave these remarks during the course of hearing of pardoning in the name of Allah, compromise in murder case of Muhammad Arif from Mandi Baha ud Din here Wednesday.
When Spanish monarch Juan Carlos thanked Moroccan King Mohammed VI for pardoning Spanish prisoners, no one imagined that the presence of a pedophile among them would provoke angry reactions and that there would be condemnation of the fact that a man convicted of such horrific crimes was pardoned.
However, in a few cases, it was just the families pardoning the culprit.
But President-elect Park Geun Hye raised objection to the pardons, saying through her spokesman she is "negative about pardons at the end of the administration" and she is "strongly concerned" about pardoning those imprisoned for corruption.
1 in the world in the pardoning of hardened criminals.
The Pardon Committee of Public Right Prisoners continues its works to study files of prisoners in preparation for pardoning them under the guidance of Prince Mishaal bin Majed bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Jeddah.
Thus, Hamilton concluded: "Humanity and good policy conspire to dictate, that the benign prerogative of pardoning should be as little as possible fettered or embarrassed.
It's not much different than pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey," says Scott Henson, who writes the criminal justice blog Grits for Breakfast.
LAHORE, November 29, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday issuing stay order on President Asif Ali Zardari from pardoning Aasia Bibi in the blasphemy case has summoned the federation and Governor Punjab on Dec 6.
We were warned, as early as Sir William Blackstone, that pardoning is not appropriate in a democracy.