Gov. Abbott Provides Clemency Application For Survivors Of Human Trafficking, Domestic AbuseGov. Abbott's office said the new application was established because human trafficking and domestic violence often lead victims down a path of offenses that entraps them in a cycle of crime.
Fort Worth Prisoner Granted Clemency Got Support From Former Inmate Alice JohnsonCrystal Munoz spent the last 12 years in prison after being convicted on marijuana charges, but she found an effective advocate in another former federal prisoner whose sentence Trump commuted.
Gov. Abbott Weighs Texas Parole Board's Advice On Inmate's FateA condemned Texas inmate set for execution Thursday evening awaited word on whether Gov. Greg Abbott would accept the state parole board's rare clemency recommendation to spare the prisoner's life at the urging of his father.
President Obama Hits 1,000 Mark For Commutations GrantedPresident Barack Obama has surpassed the 1,000 mark for commutations granted during his presidency after shortening sentences for 79 people.