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Forty Years of Imprisonment, Forty Years of Injustice Attorneys Seek Clemency for Indigenous Activist Leonard Peltier
Attorneys for indigenous activist Leonard Peltier have submitted a formal application for executive clemency to the Office of the Pardon Attorney, at the U.S. Department of Justice. An innocent man, Native American activist Leonard Peltier was wrongfully convicted in connection with the shooting deaths of two agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 1977 and has been imprisoned for over 40 years.
Attorneys Martin Garbus, who has written numerous briefs that have been submitted to the United States Supreme Court; a number of which have resulted in changes in the law on a nationwide basis; participated in drafting several constitutions and foreign laws and been involved in prisoner exchange negotiations between governments and Cynthia Dunn, director of a nonprofit corporation that works with youth on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota subsequent to having worked for 28 years as an Assistant United States Attorney, where she prosecuted a broad variety of cases including public corruption and civil rights offenses make the case for clemency for Leonard Peltier
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