Bush grants seven pardons

[JURIST] President Bush granted seven pardons on Wednesday to people who have all long since served their sentences for relatively minor offenses. Most of the recipients had been found guilty of commiting various white-collar crimes - one had been convicted of conspiracy to possess marijuana. Bush has issued 46 pardons since taking office; Bill Clinton issued 456, and George H.W. Bush issued just 77, the fewest since James A. Garfield [JURIST statistics]. AP has more.

 

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