(1) His bid for clemency failed despite frantic lobbying by his supporters.(2) Unfortunately, the law is utterly silent on how, why and when this clemency should be exercised.(3) It's a proud tradition, as you know, of executive clemency that began with President Harry Truman.(4) I have it in my hand right now from the governor's office, as to why clemency was denied.(5) He is trying to raise public awareness about her plight in order to win some state-sanctioned clemency , but it might be too late.(6) Despite his calls for clemency , it's not clear how he plans to keep his promise.(7) They were granted an order of clemency by the king.(8) When the Prison Commission discussed the virtues of parole it invoked ideas of mercy and clemency .(9) Her supporters have lodged a petition of mercy and are hoping the government will use its royal prerogative to grant clemency and release her.(10) Everyone in the land is slowly coming to respect Gulliver's clemency and kindness.(11) Johannah was devastated and put into motion a petition for clemency .(12) It said Nguyen's appeals for clemency were carefully considered.(13) Nine years later, after having had countless appeals and pleas for clemency rejected, Bleach, 52, is returning home.(14) an appeal for clemency(15) In effect, he argues that indiscriminate clemency for murderers perverts both justice and mercy.(16) He expanded his mission, compiling a list of women who might be good candidates for clemency .