Thesaurus / clemency
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Reuters reported that five of the jurors from Bernard’s trial supported a clemency petition on his behalf.
BRANDON BERNARD’S EXECUTION RAISES SERIOUS QUESTIONS ABOUT EFFICACY OF DEATH PENALTYKIRSTEN WEST SAVALIDECEMBER 11, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Charlie Crist — a Republican at the time — changed the clemency rules to restore voting rights to more than 150,000 people.
IN FLORIDA, THE GUTTING OF A LANDMARK LAW LEAVES FEW FELONS LIKELY TO VOTEBY LAWRENCE MOWER AND LANGSTON TAYLOR, MIAMI HERALD AND TAMPA BAY TIMESOCTOBER 7, 2020PROPUBLICA
His mind with all its sternness ever tended to clemency, and his constitutional prudence, or measure, forbade purposeless excess.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
And to procure this her Majesty hath offered as much of her clemency to you, as with honour she might do to her subjects.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
His highness's ministers and chiefs there tendered his submission, and solicited the clemency of the British government.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
When, once more, there was silence, Galaima dropped upon one knee and begged for clemency for himself and friends.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
There was nothing to do but wait upon the clemency—the mercy of Captain Goritz.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
The state of things is secured by clemency; severity represseth a few, but irritates more.
DISCOVERIES MADE UPON MEN AND MATTERBEN JONSON
He was twenty-three when he published the books of Seneca on Clemency, with learned commentaries.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
WORDS RELATED TO CLEMENCY
- good will
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