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Nixon Pardons Nine Missourians for Nonviolent Crimes

Nixon on Monday announced the pardons for several military veterans and others who completed their sentences.


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Effort to Free Jeff Mizanskey from Life Sentence for Marijuana Takes Big Step

A group of Missourians have been asking Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to grant clemency to a Missouri man serving life for marijuana possession. Now, they’re taking big steps to make sure he’s getting the message – two billboard-sized steps.


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Calls Renewed for Clemency for Man Serving Life for Marijuana Possession

Jeff Mizanskey was sentenced to life in prison without parole after his third felony marijuana conviction in 1993.


John Winfield

John Winfield Granted Stay of Execution

The court ruled that inmate John Winfield’s clemency proceedings were violated.


Russell Bucklew

Nixon Holds Firm on Plans for Execution

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is standing firm with plans to execute Russell Bucklew this week.


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Illinois Governor Grants Clemency To 43

Pat Quinn’s office says he’s making progress in clearing a backlog of more than 2,500 requests.


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Quinn Grants Clemency To 52 Illinois Offenders

The Democratic governor also rejected 136 clemency requests.


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52 Granted Clemency by Governor

The governor also rejected 136 clemency requests.


Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Nixon Received ‘Hundreds’ of Pleas To Spare Condemned Inmate

AP: Mo. gov. got hundreds of mercy pleas


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Clock Ticks Down For Missouri Death Row Inmate

Martin Link faces midnight execution for rape, murder of 11-year-old girl.



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