The Obama administration is looking for drug clemency candidates -- meaning some lucky prison inmates may be getting out early.
U.S. Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole announced at a New York State Bar Association event Thursday that the Justice Department wanted to send more names to the White House for clemency consideration, The New York Times reports. Cole even took the unusual step of asking criminal defense attorneys to help identify good candidates for clemency.
What is drug clemency? And who may be eligible?