board of pardons

board of pardons
State board, of which the governor is usually a member, authorized to review and grant pardons and clemency to convicted prisoners, Board of Parole.
See parole board

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • board of pardons — n. A state agency authorized to grant pardons to and commute the sentences of convicted criminals. Also called pardon board. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000. board of pardons …   Law dictionary

  • board of pardons — State board, of which the governor is usually a member, authorized to review and grant pardons and clemency to convicted prisoners, Board of Parole. See parole board …   Black's law dictionary

  • board of pardons — A state board composed of several persons, of which the governor is usually a member, a majority of whom are generally authorized to grant pardons and to grant clemency to convicted prisoners as a branch of the executive department of the state… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Minnesota Board of Pardons — The Minnesota Board of Pardons is the pardon board of the state of Minnesota. The Board of Pardons consists of the Governor of Minnesota, the chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, and Minnesota Attorney General. The board has to power to… …   Wikipedia

  • board — An official or representative body organized to perform a trust or to execute official or representative functions or having the management of a public office or department exercising administrative or governmental functions. Commissioners of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • board — An official or representative body organized to perform a trust or to execute official or representative functions or having the management of a public office or department exercising administrative or governmental functions. Commissioners of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Parole board — A parole board is a panel of people who decide whether an offender should be released from prison on parole after serving at least a minimum portion of their sentence as prescribed by the sentencing judge. Parole boards are used in many… …   Wikipedia

  • pardon board — n. A state agency authorized to grant pardons to and commute the sentences of convicted criminals. Also called board of pardons. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board — Oklahoma Pardon Parole Board Agency overview Formed July 11, 1944 Headquarters Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Employees 30 classified 3 unclassified Annual budget $1 million Ministers responsible …   Wikipedia

  • Parole Board of Canada — The Parole Board of Canada (formerly known as the National Parole Board) is a Canadian government agency that operates under the auspices of Public Safety Canada. The National Parole Board was created in 1959 under the Parole Act. The Board… …   Wikipedia

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