Duquesne University School of Law

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette features students' work on behalf of client

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Earlier this year students in Duquesne Law's Civil Rights Clinic helped to prepare client Carol Ramsey for her appearance before the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons and attended the hearing with her in Harrisburg. The board unanimously recommended approval of Ramsey’s request in January. Now the recommendation is before Gov. Tom Wolf, who can make a decision at any time.

 

Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette front-page story of Sunday, March 20, 2016: "Long-sought pardon can open doors for woman to move forward," and the Post-Gazette editorial of March 22, 2016, "Worth a pardon: A former addict deserves forgiveness of old crimes."

 

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