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Clemency for Cyntoia Brown was long overdue

In announcing his decision to grant clemency in the high-profile case, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said a recent ruling by the state's Supreme Court that Brown must serve 51 years in prison before being eligible for parole was “too harsh, especially in ...

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Clemency decision sparks praise, political questions

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee governor's decision to grant clemency to a woman who killed a man when she was 16 had the potential to pit political interests against widespread support for her cause. Yet the governor says the decision came down to doing ...

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