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Pres. Biden uses clemency power for the first time; seven Californians receive commuted sentences

By ONME Newswire

As this is his first use of his clemency power, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. granted clemency to 78 individuals, consisting of three pardons and 75 commutations - seven Californians were granted clemency.

The president’s clemency power can be exercised through a pardon, commutation of sentence, remission of fine or restitution, or reprieve.