Ismael Lira – Life for pot

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Name: Ismael Lira #45946-180
Age: 43
Race: American. Mom Was Born in Del Rio, Dad in Mexico.
Raised: Texas
Tried: Texas
Will live: Del Rio
Charged: Conspiracy
Sentence: Life without parole
Sentenced on: October 23, 2006
Served: 15 years
Priors: None
Prison Conduct: Exceptional
Clemency status: Denied on January 6, 2017
Release date: N/A
Institution: USP Terre Haute, P O Box 33, Terre Haute, IN. 47808
Accomplishments: ACE Electrical Trade Introduction to Carpentry USP Yoga Classes Painting, Custodial Maintenance, Rel SVC Reentry Class, Transition Reentry Class, Lether Class, Health and Nutrition, Vocational Business Management Computer Classes and many more.

Per Life for Pot:

Ismael is a 40 year old nonviolent marijuana offender who has been incarcerated since he was 27. Ismael was charged with conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute a controlled substance. The substance was 100 kilograms or more of a detectable amount of marijuana. Aside from a dui when Ismael was younger, this was his first offense. This nonviolent marijuana offender has been incarcerated since 2004.

Amy Ralston Povah is a clemency recipient under President Clinton, an award winning filmmaker, and founder of the CAN-DO Foundation.