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California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Rescinds 1 Of 105 Pardons He Granted On Christmas Eve

Gov. Jerry Brown issued pardons to 105 people Wednesday, before retracting one to a man hours later after learning he had not disclosed recent discipline by financial regulators.

12/25/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown Issues 105 Pardons On Christmas Eve, Many For Nonviolent Drug Crimes

Gov. Jerry Brown continued his practice of forgiveness on Christmas Eve by issuing 105 pardons, mostly for people who have been convicted of nonviolent drug offenses and burglary more than a decade ago.

12/24/2014

Bay Area Legislator Calls For More Changes In How Military Deals With Convictions

Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier said changes only ban commanders from reversing a verdict, but they can still reduce sentences.

04/08/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Governor Brown Issues 79 Pardons To Convicted Felons

Gov. Jerry Brown has issued pardons to 79 convicted felons who served their sentences and committed no other crimes for at least a decade.

12/24/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Bill Would Bar Last-Minute Clemency, Pardons

A state assemblyman is seeking a constitutional amendment that would prohibit a California governor from issuing last-minute pardons and commutations.

CBS San Francisco–01/14/2011

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