Executive Pardon

Definition of Executive Pardon

An executive act of grace exempting an individual from punishment for a crime he has committed. Such presidential power is authorized by Art. II, § 2, U.S.Const. Similar powers are afforded to governors by state constitutions. See also Executive clemency; Pardon.

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