Governor’s Last Decisions in Office Include 50 Pardon Requests

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The coming New Year brings with it many changes. Among them are the end of the current North Carolina governor’s term of office and the swearing in of her successor. For some who previously faced criminal charges, it also represents a traditional opportunity to press forward with their pardon requests. The current governor has a
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Innocence Commission: Saving Lives and Under Fire

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The North Carolina House of Representatives hasn’t moved on the bill since early April, but there it sits in committee, future uncertain. Supported by the North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys, the bill would limit the powers of the state’s Innocence Inquiry Commission in a few significant ways. For anyone in the position of one
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