Monday, July 2, 2007

Bush Commutes Libby's Sentence

Using his power of executive clemency, President Bush today commuted Lewis "Scooter" Libby's sentence. He will not have to serve his prison term, but he will still face probation and a $250,000 fine. Here is Bush's proclamation.

Washington Post coverage:

For scholarship, news, and more, see Jurist's Presidential Pardons page. Clemency statistics 1789-2001 are here.

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