Skip to comments.Obama commutes sentence made longer by typo (Drug Dealer)
Posted on 04/15/2014 11:25:35 AM PDT by Oliviaforever
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama used the unique power of the nation's highest office Tuesday to correct a typo.
The error was made in a report used to sentence convicted drug dealer Ceasar Cantu of Katy, Texas, and resulted in 3 1/2 extra years being added to his prison term.
Obama took the extraordinary step of commuting Cantu's sentence from 15 years to 11 1/2 years. It's only the 10th time Obama has used his power to cut the sentence of federal inmates.
(Excerpt) Read more at chron.com ...
“It’s only the 10th time Obama has used his power to cut the sentence of federal inmates.”
Don’t worry Nedra Pickler! He’ll be scribblin’ like a mad man pardoning everyone who served in his administration on his way out the door...
This is something Obama should be doing and I support this. He didn’t issue a pardon or commute the just and proper part of the sentence, only the unjust part.
probably just a bad comma splice
In other news, Barry met with the dude behind closed doors.
so....everyone admits it was a typo, but this had to rise to the level of POTUS for anything to be done about it?
We spend billions on a legal system WHY exactly?
nobama’s just keeping his pardon pen in shape for Jan 10-19, 2017. The pardon pen manufacturing factory (located in China, naturally) will be working double shifts in Nov and Dec, 2016 getting ready for the tsunami.
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