FAMM Briefing: Clemency Hit or Miss, May 24, 2012

Post Date: October 17, 2013

On May 24, 2012, FAMM held the briefing, Clemency: Hit or Miss, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. about presidental commutations and pardons. The panelists included: Linda Aaron, the mother of federal prisoner Clarence Aaron, a first-time, nonviolent drug offender serving three life sentences, without parole; Debi Campbell, a former model federal prisoner who served her entire 17-year sentence after her multiple commutation petitions were denied; Dafna Linzer, a reporter who has extensively covered commutations and pardons; Sam Morison, who served for 13 years as a staff attorney in the Office of the Pardon Attorney; and FAMM’s Molly Gill

Take a look at the photos below and check out our commutations page to learn more about the issue.