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Yes. 1 day or 20 months later, whenever. Annual Christmas and posthumous pardons are little reported.

In general, a POTUS pardon may apply before or after conviction by federal law. The pardon is a privilege vested in the office (Art.II,§2), not the person, ie. a later POTUS could pardon Manaforty.

In general, a governor pardon may apply before or after conviction by state law --this depends on the state's constitution. The pardon is a privilege vested in the office, not the person.

NY attorney general's office (NYC district attorney, "DA") is preparing to prosecute Manafort. If convicted, and failing Article III appeals to vacate conviction, Manafort's only recourse would be pardon ("clemency") by the governor of NY state.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sat Mar 9th, 2019 at 01:19:39 PM EST
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Governor Gavin Newsom to Halt California's Death Penalty
"737 inmates on the state's death row, the largest in the country, will receive a reprieve as he plans to sign an executive order to halt all executions"

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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 06:35:45 PM EST
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