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Old 11-24-2009, 02:17 AM
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Default Governor Strickland grants clemency to 78 people out of 233 cases

http://www.dispatch.com/live/content...y.html?sid=101


Knighten's clemency was among 296 requests decided by Strickland and released today. He approved 78 of them, or 26.3 percent.
Strickland OK'd 33 of 63 cases left over from 2005 and 2006, Gov. Bob Taft's last years in office, and 45 of 233 cases submitted to him in 2007.

Knighten will be the only inmate released immediately. Inmates in the other nine cases will become eligible for parole following further review by the Ohio Parole Board.
The governor has another 403 clemency requests pending from 2008 and this year.

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Old 11-24-2009, 10:29 AM
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I seen that yesterday afternoon on our local news - bout time.
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Old 11-26-2009, 07:12 PM
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My husband was on that list. We had tried for Clemancy 3 months after he went to Prison. That was April of 2006. I wrote letter after letter to Strickland as we were turned down by the board. Guess what?!? Strickland denied him to. But that's o.k.....my Baby will be home in 4 more months!!!!
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Old 11-28-2009, 08:49 PM
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Justice served! I know him and his family and they are just bubbling over with joy and excitement, thanking God for answering prayer. I just hope his story helps some of these kids today that think they own the streets.
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Yes that is good... My brother has a mandatory sentence of 10 years and he is a first time non violent prisoner and he has sent me clemency papaers home. 1st can i file them myself 2nd do i send in his orginal certificates of achievemnt 3rd is this wise for me to do my self his lawyer is dead and how do i write letters to the board anybody out know the answers please contact me.
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