The Presidential Power to Pardon Was Never Intended to Obviate the Rule of Law!


  The  President has the power under Article II, Section 2 of the United States Constitution to pardon convicted criminals.  The Constitution states that the President: "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment". The U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted this language to include the power to grant pardons, conditional... Continue Reading →

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