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Pardon

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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