Obama’s Clemency Problem
The New York Times
April 1, 2016

Justice Roundtable partner Mark Osler writes a New York Times opinion editorial challenging Obama to his original clemency goals.

“That ancient ideal needs to be put into action by President Obama. Despite commuting on Wednesday the sentences of 61 federal prisoners convicted of drug and firearm crimes — bringing his total number of commutations to 248, more than that of his six predecessors combined — he is far from accomplishing the ambitious goals his administration publicly set out two years ago.

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