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Pardon From Obama Not Likely for Manning

Unlikely that Obama will pardon Private Manning Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, was sentenced to 35 years in prison on August 21, 2013. Now, Pvt. Manning and his attorney David Coombs are moving for a pardon from President Obama. Manning was convicted on 20 of 22 charges, 6 of which were charges under the Espionage Act. On September 4th, Manning formally appealed to President Obama for a pardon.… Read More »

Law: The Kind The Unjust Hide Behind

How the law becomes the excuse to pardon an unjust criminal justice system All too often, we hear people say “it’s ‘the law’ so we have to respect the decision.” As a matter of fact, no we don’t. Just because a decision is rendered by a judge or a jury doesn’t mean that justice was served. After all, isn’t that what our court systems are supposed to be about? Seeking… Read More »