“The pace is only getting more frenzied as Obama’s last day in office approaches, said Amy Povah, the founder of CAN-DO, a nonprofit that advocates for clemency applicants. CAN-DO communicates daily with hundreds of inmates and their family members regarding their petitions, according to Povah, who herself was granted a commutation by President Bill Clinton in 2000.”
“The pressure is incredible, and it’s increasing exponentially,” she told Business Insider. “People are starting to panic.” Read the entire article at Business Insider.
Povah, who recently spoke about her clemency in the documentary “Incarcerating US,” said it’s unfathomable that so few women have been granted clemency by Obama.
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