December 27, 2020

HMM 2020 Clemency Special

This year end special is on Clemency. On Dec 24, 2020 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo granted clemency to 21 individuals – 7 commutations and the rest pardons.

There were 2,518 new clemency applications this year, an 80% increase over last year. Today we spend the hour looking at a few clemency cases that were not granted by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

We hear from Roni Minter from the Freedom Unchecked Coalition, Jolene Russ, Kerry Gant and play excerpts from a Prisons + COVID-19 = Death Press Conference Excerpts

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