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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Wednesday unveiled the most ... American drug offenders serving long sentences for nonviolent crimes. ... Obama against "seeking to change sentencing policy unilaterally.".
The Justice Department will widen the criteria for clemency to ... Deputy Attorney General James Cole said the new policy is a matter of basic fairness. James Cole: "These defendants were properly held accountable for their criminal .... Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning to legally change her name.
Krauthammer: Justice Department clemency initiative is ... The applicant must also be someone subject to a “substantially lower sentence” for the crime ... administration's pattern of behavior regarding many policy changes.