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WVU’s Law Clinic files 'Hail Mary' motion to request resentencing of nonviolent inmate

Nancy Crist Mar. 28, 2017, 9:09am

MORGANTOWN – Jan. 20 marked the beginning of the Trump presidency and the end of a federal clemency initiative launched in 2014 that freed 1,715 nonviolent inmates but left nearly 3,500 pardon requests pending when the Obama administration ended.

Students to be recognized at Honorary Secretary of State for the Day event

Nancy Crist Feb. 28, 2017, 9:09am

CHARLESTON – The Secretary of State’s office will soon begin hosting the first high school students to be recognized by the new Honorary Secretary of State for the Day program.

Two WVU Law Clinic clients await word on clemency before end of Obama Administration

Nancy Crist Jan. 6, 2017, 9:40am

MORGANTOWN – While Jan. 20 will bring an end to President Barack Obama’s second term, criminal justice reform advocates are waiting to see if it also brings an end to the federal clemency initiative he launched in 2014.