Joshua Hoe interviews Mark Osler about commutations in the time of COVID-19
My Guest – Mark Osler
Mark Osler is former federal prosecutor, and the Robert & Marion Short Professor of Law at the St. Thomas School of Law in Minnesota, he is widely published and consulted on the subject of Commutations
Notes from Episode 80
The Safe and Just Michigan webinar “Excluding Violence from Reform?” will take place at Noon EST on Tuesday May 5th. Here is a registration link: https://bit.ly/SJM5-5-20
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Mark has written a TON of articles on these subjects, During this podcast we primarily discussed his 2019 article “Clemency as the Soul of the Constitution” and a forthcoming (not yet published article) about the slow-nature of criminal justice reform.
The candidates who endorsed Mark and Rachel’s clemency ideas were: Klobuchar, Booker, Buttitgieg, Warren, Harris, and Sanders.
If you would like to hear a broader discussion with Mark and some other experts talking about commutation, check out this previously produced webinar from Safe & Just Michigan.
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