Innocent Inmate Says $2 Million Can't Make Up For Lost YearsA former California inmate wrongly imprisoned for nearly 40 years says it was the "worst nightmare" and even nearly $2 million in state compensation can't make up for his lost time.
Governor Brown Pardons Man Following Advanced DNA TestA 70-year-old California man convicted nearly four decades ago of killing his ex-girlfriend and her 4-year-old son was pardoned Wednesday after DNA tests showed he was wrongfully convicted.
Pres. Trump Pardons Ex-Sheriff Arpaio; S.F. DA Gascón Calls Decision 'Shameful'San Francisco district attorney George Gascón denounced the president's action in a statement Friday, calling the pardon "simply shameful."
Obama Pardons Giants Great Willie McCovey's Tax Fraud ConvictionSan Francisco Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey is among the people who have received a pardon from President Barack Obama, days before the end of his presidency.
Gov. Brown Commutes Sentence Of Former Gang Member, Grants 112 PardonsGov. Jerry Brown on Friday reduced the sentence of a man convicted of a 1999 gang shooting in Los Angeles County and granted 112 pardons.
Gov. Brown Rescinds 1 Of 105 Pardons He Granted On Christmas EveGov. 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.
Gov. Jerry Brown Issues 105 Pardons On Christmas Eve, Many For Nonviolent Drug CrimesGov. 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.
Bay Area Legislator Calls For More Changes In How Military Deals With ConvictionsPeninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier said changes only ban commanders from reversing a verdict, but they can still reduce sentences.
California Governor Brown Issues 79 Pardons To Convicted FelonsGov. Jerry Brown has issued pardons to 79 convicted felons who served their sentences and committed no other crimes for at least a decade.
California Bill Would Bar Last-Minute Clemency, PardonsA state assemblyman is seeking a constitutional amendment that would prohibit a California governor from issuing last-minute pardons and commutations.