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Office of the Pardon Attorney; Rules Governing Petitions for Executive Clemency, Victim Notification and Comment
This rule amends the existing regulations on executive clemency to codify the Attorney General's practice of providing notice to the victims of the crime when an offender convicted of a federal felony files a petition for executive clemency. Under these procedures, the Department will invite victims to submit comments, if they wish to do so, and...
This rule supplements the existing regulations on executive clemency to provide specific procedures to be used in seeking clemency by persons sentenced to death by a United States District Court for an offense against the United States. This rule sets forth a deadline for filing a clemency request in a capital case and the general procedures the...