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

By Nancy Crist | Mar 28, 2017

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

By Nancy Crist | Feb 28, 2017

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

By Nancy Crist | Jan 6, 2017

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.

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