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Governors Can Make Adjustments in Justice

A long-shot for those claiming innocence who’ve run out of options in the United States is a governor’s pardon or commutation. The process, slowed by inherent political risk, usually requires persistent advocacy with credible indications of an error (or other reason for a correction), multiple advocates, and a lack of objection from key players in the justice system. In Maryland, after serving 28 years in prison, Mark Farley Grant has been granted a sentence commutation Continue reading