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A 2008 statement of the Governor’s policy on Pardons, and some history of the publication requirement

What was the governor’s policy on pardons before 2011?

A really interesting document on the site of the Sentencing Project surveyed the policy and law in Mississippi on pardons as of 2008.  It states the policy at that time for parole eligibility:

• Eligibility: According to the Governor’s Office, informal policy requires applicants to […]