Originally published 06/11/2018
One of Donald Trump’s longest and closest associates has encouraged the president to grant a posthumous pardon to Marcus Garvey, the pan-African advocate and black nationalist who became a forebearer of the modern civil rights movement.
Originally published 06/08/2018
Neither the Constitution nor hundreds of years of Supreme Court rulings have directly answered the legality of this question.
Originally published 04/04/2018
James D. Robenalt
The pardon power may be absolute, but that does not mean it can be used in the commission of a crime by the chief executive.
Originally published 07/15/2015
Commuting the sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders may seem historic. But history sets the bar higher still.
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