Thursday, February 9, 2012

Haley barbour pardons

  • WAPT.com Attorneys for a group of inmates have told the Mississippi Supreme Court that former Gov. Haley Barbours pardons are valid. The Supreme Court was holding a lengthy hearing Thursday on whether the pardons were legal.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear arguments today that could send 10 freed convicts, some of whom were convicted of murder, back to prison following controversial pardons issued by outgoing Gov. Haley Barbour.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • JACKSON, Miss. -- Attorneys for a group of inmates have told the Mississippi Supreme Court that former Gov. Haley Barbours pardons are valid. The Supreme Court was holding a lengthy hearing Thursday on whether the pardons were legal.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Attorneys for a group of former inmates told the Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday that former Gov. Haley Barbours pardons of them are valid. The Supreme Court was holding a lengthy hearing on whether the pardons were legal.
  • (RealClearPolitics)
  • The issue is not if you, I, Attorney General Jim Hood or even God agrees with former Gov. Haley Barbours last minute pardons. The issue is the pardoning power of any Mississippi governor and our state Constitution.
  • (Jackson Clarion-Ledger)
  • The Mississippi Supreme Court said Wednesday it will take up the legal challenge to the pardons ex-Gov. Haley Barbour gave out in his last days in office.
  • (nola.com)
  • JACKSON, Miss. -- A convicted murderer who left Mississippi after being pardoned by former Gov. Haley Barbour seems poised to fight attempts to force him to return from Wyoming.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Haley Barbour legally pardoned 10 current and former inmates. Among the inmates are four convicted murderers who served as trusties at the Governor's Mansion while Barbour was in office.
  • (Washington Post)
  • A January 28 investigative story in The New York Times defined a pattern of partisan patronage and cronyism that marked Haley Barbour's For starters, Barbour issued 10 times as many pardons as his four predecessors combined.
  • (DeSoto Times Today)

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