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Federal Pardon Power Rarely Used

By Mark C. Cogan, P.C. |

The United States Constitution grants the President the sole power to pardon a person convicted of a federal crime. Historically, the pardon power has been used to correct injustice and right wrongs. However, under the Obama administration, the pardon power is rarely used. President Obama has pardoned less than 25 people since he took… Read More »

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