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Trump’s Lawyer Raised Prospect of Pardons for Flynn and Manafort

Trump’s Lawyer Raised Prospect of Pardons for Flynn and Manafort

Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, pleaded guilty in December to lying to the F.B.I. and agreed to cooperate with the special counsel.
Jerry Brown Pardons 5 Ex-Convicts Facing Deportation, Provoking Trump

Jerry Brown Pardons 5 Ex-Convicts Facing Deportation, Provoking Trump

Gov. Jerry Brown of California pardoned five ex-convicts, including two whose families had fled the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia decades ago. President Trump criticized the move on Twitter on
They Did 30 Years for Someone Else’s Crime. Then Paid for It.

They Did 30 Years for Someone Else’s Crime. Then Paid for It.

Henry McCollum spent 30 years on death row before DNA evidence exonerated him and his half brother, Leon Brown, in a rape and murder case in North Carolina. Much of their $750,000 settlements from the
They Did 30 Years for Someone Else’s Crime. Then Paid for It.

They Did 30 Years for Someone Else’s Crime. Then Paid for It.

Henry McCollum spent 30 years on death row before DNA evidence exonerated him and his half brother, Leon Brown, in a rape and murder case in North Carolina. Much of their $750,000 settlements from the
Trump Plans to Pardon Scooter Libby for Perjury in C.I.A. Leak Case

Trump Plans to Pardon Scooter Libby for Perjury in C.I.A. Leak Case

I. Lewis Libby Jr. in 2007 in Washington. President Trump plans to pardon Mr. Libby, who goes by Scooter, a person familiar with the decision said on Thursday.
Trump Pardons Scooter Libby in a Case That Mirrors His Own

Trump Pardons Scooter Libby in a Case That Mirrors His Own

I. Lewis Libby Jr. after his 2007 conviction on perjury and obstruction of justice charges related to the leaking of a C.I.A. officer’s identity.
Trump Plans to Pardon Scooter Libby for Perjury in C.I.A. Leak Case
Trump Pardons Scooter Libby in a Case That Mirrors His Own

Trump Pardons Scooter Libby in a Case That Mirrors His Own

I. Lewis Libby Jr. after his 2007 conviction on perjury and obstruction of justice charges related to the leaking of a C.I.A. officer’s identity.
Op-Ed Contributor: Trump Pardoned Libby to Protect Himself From Mueller

Op-Ed Contributor: Trump Pardoned Libby to Protect Himself From Mueller

I. Lewis Libby Jr., known as Scooter, center, in 2007 after being convicted of perjury. He had served as Vice President Dick Cheney’s chief of staff.
Did Soldiers Jailed for Killings Go Free? Myanmar TV Says Yes (Briefly)

Did Soldiers Jailed for Killings Go Free? Myanmar TV Says Yes (Briefly)

A photograph said to show 10 Rohingya Muslims before their killing in the village of Inn Din, Myanmar, in September.
After Sylvester Stallone Call, Trump Considers ‘Full Pardon’ of Long-Dead Boxer

After Sylvester Stallone Call, Trump Considers ‘Full Pardon’ of Long-Dead Boxer

President Trump on Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla. “Sylvester Stallone called me with the story of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson,” the president said on Saturday.
After Sylvester Stallone Call, Trump Considers ‘Full Pardon’ of Long-Dead Boxer

After Sylvester Stallone Call, Trump Considers ‘Full Pardon’ of Long-Dead Boxer

President Trump on Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla. “Sylvester Stallone called me with the story of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson,” the president said on Saturday.
Cyntoia Brown, Trafficking Victim Serving Life Sentence for Murder, Will Get Clemency Hearing

Cyntoia Brown, Trafficking Victim Serving Life Sentence for Murder, Will Get Clemency Hearing

A parole board will hear Cyntoia Brown’s request later this month. Her case has attracted the support of Rihanna, LeBron James and Kim Kardashian West.
A Relative Wages Jack Johnson’s Biggest Fight: To Clear His Name

A Relative Wages Jack Johnson’s Biggest Fight: To Clear His Name

Linda Haywood, the great great niece of the boxer Jack Johnson, who in 1908 became the first African-American heavyweight champion, has tried to clear his name from a racially charged conviction, long
Eric Schneiderman Set Himself Up as Trump’s Foil. What Happens Now?

Eric Schneiderman Set Himself Up as Trump’s Foil. What Happens Now?

In his time as attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, right, had established himself as a crusader against President Trump and his agenda.
A Relative Wages Jack Johnson’s Biggest Fight: To Clear His Name

A Relative Wages Jack Johnson’s Biggest Fight: To Clear His Name

Linda Haywood, the great great niece of the boxer Jack Johnson, who in 1908 became the first African-American heavyweight champion, has tried to clear his name from a racially charged conviction, long
Trump Meets With Kim. Kim Kardashian West, That Is.

Trump Meets With Kim. Kim Kardashian West, That Is.

Kim Kardashian West last October. On Wednesday, she visited the White House to discuss prison reform with Trump administration officials.
Trump Meets With Kim. Kim Kardashian West, That Is.

Trump Meets With Kim. Kim Kardashian West, That Is.

Kim Kardashian West last October. On Wednesday, she visited the White House to discuss prison reform with Trump administration officials.
A Look at Dinesh D’Souza, Pardoned by Trump

A Look at Dinesh D’Souza, Pardoned by Trump

Dinesh D’Souza, left, after his sentencing in 2014 for a campaign finance violation. He was accused of illegally using straw donors to donate $20,000 to a Republican Senate candidate in New York.