JUSTICE INTEGRITY PROJECT
By Andrew Kreig
Obama granted vastly more clemency actions during his second term. But he took few risks because he and his pardon office at the Justice Department focused on low-profile offenders.
|The President and then-former Secretary of State relax on July 29, 2013 on the White House patio: White House photo|
For two months more, President Obama has a unique opportunity to upgrade his human rights legacy. Should he choose to do so he can go beyond the policies that seem likely to be dismantled soon in significant part.
Accordingly, he can redress the major injustices cited in this column, whatever the obstacles and odds, in the tradition of those honored by the late President Kennedy in his historical study Profiles In Courage of great and daring American heroes.
|Andrew Kreig, Esq.|
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