Gov. Newsom Asked To Pardon Late Gay Rights Leader RustinThe California Legislature’s LGBTQ and black caucuses on Tuesday asked Gov. Gavin Newsom to posthumously pardon a civil rights leader who was jailed for having gay sex nearly 70 years ago.
Newsom Pardons South Bay Vietnamese Immigrant Facing Deportation For Old CrimeA Vietnamese immigrant facing possible deportation for a 15-year-old gang crime is among seven people pardoned Wednesday by California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
State Supreme Court Blocks Pardon Of Cambodian Refugee Who Killed At Age 14In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old Cambodian refugee who killed a woman when he was 14 years old.
Man Gets Word Of Pardon After Camp Fire Destroys HomeAn unexpected phone call brought a bright spot to a dark moment in Jason James Burnett's life.
Trump: I Have 'Absolute Right To Pardon Myself'President Donald Trump asserted Monday that he has the right to pardon himself but suggested that he won't use that power, adding that the special counsel investigation is "unconstitutional."
Trump Pardons Ex-Cheney Aide Scooter LibbyPresident Donald Trump on Friday pardoned former Dick Cheney chief of staff Scooter Libby, the White House said.
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.