Saturday, October 9, 2010

John Knock is a first time non violent marijuana only offender who received two life terms plus twenty. Although we have not found any first time marijuana only offender who has received a sentence of this magnitude, there are a few other marijuana only offenders sentenced to life in prison.

We will contact them and post their names for those who would like to support their freedom. If you know of a non-violent marijuana only offender with a sentence of life without parole, please contact us with the information about their case.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Looking at Presidential Pardon and Clemency Power

This article in the National Law Journal is an important look at an underutilized Presidential Power.


Obama should exercise the pardon power

It is an important tool to provide a second chance for hard-luck Americans.

April 12, 2010

During a recent oral argument in a case involving the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines for crack cocaine, Justice Anthony Kennedy asked a curious question: "Does the Justice Department ever make recommendations that prisoners like this have their sentence commuted?"