BOP Supports DOJ Clemency Initiative

Inmate population provided information regarding filing clemency petitions.

Fountain Pen

(BOP) - On May 5th, the BOP provided inmates with information regarding eligibility for the Department of Justice's clemency initiative. DOJ worked with bar associations, criminal defense lawyers, and not-for-profit organizations to provide assistance to certain inmates in filing clemency petitions. Inmates were provided specific criteria concerning the initiative, and they were given access to a survey to assist the outside lawyers assess the cases. All this information was posted on the Inmate Electronic Bulletin Board accessible by most inmates. Inmates who do not have access to electronic messaging may complete a paper version.

You may view the notice provided to inmates here.