Recent monograph on the president’s pardon power

Jeffrey Crouch’s The Presidential Pardon Power (UKansas, 2009) is the “first book-length treatment of presidential pardons in twenty years updates the clemency controversy to consider its more recent uses-or misuses. Blending history, law, and politics into a seamless narrative, Jeffrey Crouch provides a close look at the application and scrutiny of this power. His book is a virtual primer on the subject, covering all facets from its background in English law to current applications.” — Joe

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