clemency

In his final day in the White House, President Barack Obama commutated sentences for 330 drug prisoners. The outgoing president has now issued 1,715 commutations.

President Obama commuted the prison sentences of 79 inmates on Tuesday, upholding his pledge to release non-violent and low-level, drug offenders, The Hill reports.

Former NFL great turned criminal, O.J. Simpson, has issued a plea for clemency to President Obama, claiming he may have brain cancer and should be allowed to leave his Nevada jail cell and go free. Read More: washingtontimes.com