executive clemency definition

  • noun:
    • the power (usually of a president or governor) to pardon or travel the sentence of someone convicted in that jurisdiction
    • the power (usually of a president or governor) to pardon or commute the phrase of somebody found guilty for the reason that jurisdiction
    • the power (usually of a president or governor) to pardon or commute the sentence of someone convicted because jurisdiction

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