board of pardons

noun

  • Criminal Law

Definitions of board of pardons

  • (US) a state body that determines whether prisoners should be released from prison and under what conditions

    The Nebraska Board of Pardons has refused to grant a hearing to a man who has been imprisoned for the last 50 years.

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