At the end of his term, an outgoing president often grants clemency to a range of convicts. Diane and her guests take a look at this tradition, at the process of offering clemency, and at some of the cases President Clinton may be considering in the last few days of his administration.

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  • Stuart Taylor senior writer with National Journal magazine, contributing editor at Newsweek, and coauthor with KC Johnson of "Until Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case" (Thomas Dunne Books)
  • Mary Cheh of the George Washington University Law School
  • Julie Stewart president, Families Against Mandatory Minimums

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