In honor of the Nativity of the Governor of California pardoned 123 convicts and commuted the sentences of 19

In honor of the Nativity of the Governor of California pardoned 123 convicts and commuted the sentences of 19

On Saturday, Jerry brown granted Amnesty 123 prisoners and reduced the sentence to 19. The decision of the Governor of California was a continuation of a Christmas tradition they started a few years ago. It reviews annually requests for clemency at Christmas and Easter.

According to public data, the majority of sentences fall under an Amnesty were associated with the sale and drug possession and other nonviolent crimes.

In honor of the Nativity of the Governor of California pardoned 123 convicts and commuted the sentences of 19

In a press release from the Governor’s office noted that the petition for clemency can serve inmates who currently serving sentences under the sentences imposed by California courts. They should contact the office of the official directly or provide a certificate of rehabilitation from the superior court. The last requirement is not mandatory for refugees who are held in custody in connection with immigration litigation at the Federal level.

The Governor said that the pardon can count not all. It must be earned exemplary and law-abiding behavior. The candidates to mitigate or cancel the punishment for consideration by the Council for early conditional release.

For the last 6 years, brown has released more than a thousand people — far more than its predecessors.

 

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