Pardon Attorney

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  • All requests for executive clemency for federal offenses are directed to the Pardon Attorney for investigation and review.
  • The Pardon Attorney prepares the Department's recommendation to the President for final disposition of each application.
  • The Pardon Attorney has posted data for respites for some administrations.
  • He noted that since the administration of William McKinley his department, typically in the form of a pardon attorney, has routinely assisted the president in handling such requests.
  • Those convicted of a federal offense must contact the Office of the Pardon Attorney, Department of Justice, to receive a presidential pardon.
  • The mishandling of his petition was among the reasons United States Pardon Attorney Ronald Rodgers was removed from office a short time later.
  • The president maintains the Office of the Pardon Attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice to review all requests for pardons.
  • Typically, applications for pardons are referred for review and non-binding recommendation by the Office of the Pardon Attorney, an official of the United States Department of Justice.
  • The main duty of the Pardon Attorney is to receive, review and investigate applications that have been forwarded to his office and then tender his recommendations to the Deputy Assistant Attorney General.
  • He was a Pardon attorney from 1904 to 1907.
  • On 30 October 2008, McCorkle received a letter from the US Department of Justice Pardon Attorney's office rejecting her request for commutation of her sentence.
  • In addition, the Office of the Pardon Attorney acts as a liaison with the public during the pendency of a clemency petition, responding to correspondence and answering inquiries about clemency cases and issues.
  • Seven months later, the application was forwarded by the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) to the Office of the Pardon Attorney at the Department of Justice with a recommendation that the pardon be approved.
  • The Office of the Pardon Attorney, in consultation with the Attorney General of the United States or his designee, assists the President of the United States in the exercise of executive clemency as authorized under Article II, Section 2, of the Constitution.