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6 Reasons Why Obama's Clemency Program Doesn't Change Mass Incarceration


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6 Reasons Why Obama's Clemency Program Doesn't Change Mass Incarceration

Bruce Dixon

It's all over the internet. The Obama administration is talking up the possibility of using presidential clemency powers to release some undetermined number, perhaps hundreds or even thousands of federal prisoners without wealth or political connections from their unjustly long drug sentences. But hold your hosannas, don't get your hopes up.