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“It’s our system that allows the president to exercise his pardon power,” he said.
VIRGINIA U.S. ATTORNEY CLOSE TO BILL BARR STEPPING DOWNRACHEL WEINERJANUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Despite key testimony against him, Dwyer professed his innocence, even seeking a pardon from then-president Ronald Reagan.
THE BALLAD OF R. BUDD DWYERFIONA ZUBLINJANUARY 4, 2021OZY
As Ron Nehring, the former chairman of the Republican Party in San Diego and California put it, he did not deserve a pardon.
POLITICS REPORT: SHIRLEY WEBER’S SHOES TO FILLSCOTT LEWISDECEMBER 26, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
She was later acquitted of crimes against humanity and in 2018 received a presidential pardon.
WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO SEE WOMEN AS CAPABLE … OF TERRIBLE ATROCITIESLGBTQ-EDITORNOVEMBER 21, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
That question may or may not arise, but it’s one that calls for legal analysis about what the scope of the pardon power is.
BARRETT CONFIRMATION HEARING DAY THREE: BARRETT DECLINES TO SAY WHETHER IT’S WRONG TO SEPARATE MIGRANT CHILDREN FROM PARENTSDEREK HAWKINS, SEUNG MIN KIM, ANN MARIMOW, KAROUN DEMIRJIANOCTOBER 14, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The State Department has yet to publicly comment on the pardon.
PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT PARDONS U.S. MARINE CONVICTED OF KILLING TRANSGENDER WOMANMICHAEL K. LAVERSSEPTEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
When the father had finished, he stabbed his wife, telling her to repent of her sins and to confess to God who would pardon her.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
If your Majesty will accept mine, you will pardon me for being longer in the answer than was the question.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
I am very much obliged for your continued favours, and beg pardon for so often troubling you.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
If one man injures another, the prerogative of pardon should belong to the injured man.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PARDON

  • free
  • let out
  • liberate
  • pardon
  • release
  • set free
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