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Commutation of Life Sentences (1971 - Present)

 

SHAPP (1971-1978)

Heard by the Board of Pardons: 733
Recommended to the Governor:      267
Granted by the Governor:251 (7 females)

THORNBURGH (1979-1986)

Heard by the Board of Pardons: 375
Recommended to the Governor:       75
Granted by the Governor:                      7

CASEY (1987-1994)

Heard by the Board of Pardons:        249
Recommended to the Governor:        118
Granted by the Governor:                     27  (2 females)

RIDGE (1995-2001)

Heard by the Board of Pardons:           15
Recommended to the Governor:          4
Granted by the Governor:                       0

SCHWEIKER (2001-2002)

Heard by the Board of Pardons:           2
Recommended to the Governor:         1        
Granted by the Governor:                       1

RENDELL (2003-2010)

Heard by the Board of Pardons:          11
Recommended to the Governor:        5
Granted by the Governor:                      5

CORBETT (2011-2014)

Heard by the Board of Pardons:            2
Recommended to the Governor:          0
Granted by the Governor:                     0

WOLF (2015-PRESENT)

Heard by the Board of Pardons:         23
Recommended to the Governor:       12
Granted by the Governor:                     11

 

* All information generated by the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, as of 8/15/2019.

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