Diar drops clemency request ELYRIA — Convicted killer Nicole Diar has dropped her clemency request to commute her sentence of life in prison without parole, according to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.
June 7, 2013 - The Morning Journal
Clemency recommended for Oklahoma death row inmate OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board has voted 4-1 to grant clemency to a death row inmate who's to be executed this month for the rape and murder of his girlfriend's mother. The board voted Thursday to recommend that the death sentence of 39-year-old Brian Darrell Davis be commuted to life in prison without parole. The recommendation now goes to Gov. Mary Fallin for ...
June 6, 2013 - The Oklahoman
Dana Perino in CNN Based on information that has subsequently come to light, the president has directed the [Justice Department's] pardon attorney not to execute and deliver a grant of clemency to Mr. Toussie,White House Press Secretary Dana Perino said in a...
Tim Kaine in WVEC.com (subscription) Having carefully reviewed the Petition for Clemency and judicial opinions regarding this case, I find no reason to set aside the sentence that was recommended by the jury and then imposed and affirmed by the courts,Kaine said in a statement.
Hillary Rodham Clinton in Xinhua We think the imprisonment, trial and sentencing of Laura (Ling) and Euna (Lee) should be viewed as a humanitarian matter. We hope that the North Koreans will grant clemency and deport them,said Clinton.