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FAMM Prisoners Receive Clemency From President Obama

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

MEDIA CONTACT:Leila McDowell, lmcdowell@famm.org, 202-822-6700Jessica Breslin, jbreslin@famm.org, 202-822-6700 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC – Several prisoners whose cases were championed by Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) were granted clemency in President Obama’s first clemency grants since December 2015. President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 61 prisoners today, bringing his total number of commutation grants to … Read More

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MEDIA ADVISORY: FAMM Members Commuted Today by POTUS

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) is the nation’s preeminent organization advocating for sentencing reform and celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Since 2000, FAMM has been advocating for the greater use of clemency. Over 300 prisoners have received presidential commutations since that time.  Four of today’s commutees are FAMM members: Ismael Rosa, Jesse Webster, Kenneth Harvey, and … Read More

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