The Basics of Clemency, that Ultimate Act of Mercy

07/16/2014 | 7:13 | Vicki Werneke, Deputy Director, Capital Habeas Unit at FPD-OHN

Vicki Werneke, whose career is amply filled with the difficult ups and downs of capital habeas work, explains some of the basics about clemency, pardons, and reprieves.  Ms. Werneke also provides a summary of how the clemency process in Ohio works, and why that process poses challenges for practitioners representing individuals facing capital sentences.