Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, February 12, 2007

Clemency Rare for Women Who Kill Abusive Men

The Dallas Morning News reports on efforts to obtain clemency on behalf of women who have killed their abusive spouses.  The article reviews the past history of the clemency movement throughout the United States and in Texas in particular, noting that the movement has had little success and appears currently to be stalled.

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