Capital Clemency Resource Initiative Update

While clemency is an inherently unpredictable and discretionary process—which can make engaging in clemency representation daunting and even frustrating for attorneys—it is also an incredibly important part of a death penalty case. If approached thoughtfully and with the same amount of planning and strategizing that goes into preparing capital cases for review in other parts of the legal process, it can significantly increase the chances of saving a client’s life.

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