The Texas Clemency Memos

Number 20910
Subject Law
Source Atlantic Monthly
State
Year 2003
Publication Date July 2003
Summary This story reveals how George Bush violated his statement that he "carefully" reviewed all claims for clemency as the Governor of Texas. During his tenure a record number of 152 executions took place. Bush relied on summaries that ran for just a few pages before rejecting some of pleas. This in-depth piece looks at how the summaries could have misinformed Bush about the pending executions.
Category
Pages 12
Keywords Executions;Texas Executions;George W Bush;Governor of Texas;Alberto R Gonzales
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