Atlanta Falcons linebacker Brian Banks, who spent years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, walked in support of a march on behalf of the California Innocence Project (CIP) on Saturday.
Governor Jerry Brown is considering granting clemency for a 51-year-old woman convicted of shaking her infant grandson to death.
The California Republican Party has denounced the decision by former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to commute the sentence of the son of a political ally.
A state assemblyman is seeking a constitutional amendment that would prohibit a California governor from issuing last-minute pardons and commutations.
Jim Morrison was posthumously pardoned Thursday for a 1969 indecent exposure conviction in Florida, a move a woman who said she was married to The Doors lead singer called a cheap political ploy.
A woman who was 16 when she ambushed and killed her former pimp in a Southern California motel room has asked Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for clemency.