Clemency Orders Rare From Mississippi Governors

Departing Mississippi Governor Ronnie Musgrove approved fewer than two dozen of hundreds of requests for pardons, clemency, and commutation of sentences, reports the Jackson Clarion-Ledger. He granted 14 sentence suspensions, or commutations, and restored rights to eight other Mississippians. Musgrove’s predecessor, Republican Gov. Kirk Fordice granted clemency to at least eight people during his two
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