Clemency in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Clemency

a decision not to punish someone severely

Examples of Clemency in a sentence

The killer’s wife begged the judge to give her husband clemency so he would be out of prison before she died.  πŸ”Š

In their letter to the governor, the victim’s family asked him not to give clemency to their son’s murderer.  πŸ”Š

Although the man had admitted to stealing from the government, the president still gave him clemency and released him from his sentence.  πŸ”Š

My husband is always quick to give our daughter his forgiveness and clemency when she misbehaves.  πŸ”Š

Because that man killed five little kids, I hope the judge grants him no clemency and sentences him to death.  πŸ”Š

It created a bit of controversy when the president gave clemency to his former attorney and asked that the man’s record be cleared.  πŸ”Š

Even though the criminal had shown remorse for his actions, the parole board decided to rule against clemency for him.  πŸ”Š

Because she was dying of a terminal illness, the death row inmate received clemency and got to spend her last few days with her family.  πŸ”Š

Melvin knew that without clemency or a pardon he would spend the rest of his life in prison.  πŸ”Š

In hopes of getting clemency from the law review board, the young lawyer begged for forgiveness.  πŸ”Š

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