Governor Gavin Newsom recommends for Commutation the Application of a Barhoma Law, P.C. Client who spent nearly three decades behind bars.
Barhoma Law, P.C. receives the Commutation Recommendation from Governor Gavin Newsom’s office. The Barhoma Law, P.C. client may soon be walking free. Historically, Governors will wait and issue a number of Commutations and other Pardons at the end of their term. However, Governor Newsom has elected to issue commutations more periodically. And in making these issuance, he has recieved and reviewed the Commutation Application of a deserving Barhoma Law Client and has recommended his sentence to be commuted.
Traditionally, the Governor’s office has free reign and control to commute sentences in any way they deem fit. One thing the Governor’s office can do is recommend a sentence for commutation by sending the case, alongside the commutation recommendation, to the office of the Parole Board, who will put together a review and hold a hearing. Once that’s completed successfully, it will be sent back to the Governor’s office for final commutation. This particular Barhoma Law client may soon be walking free after nearly 30 years of incarceration.
An Application for Commutation of Sentence invokes and calls upon the governor’s clemency power. The Governor can commute any state sentence, stemming from a state conviction. Under the California Constitution, the Governor may commute the sentence of any conviction, even special circumstances convictions. This makes the Commutation Application one of the most pervasive post-conviction remedies.
How Barhoma Law, P.C. Can Help in Your Application for Commutation of Sentence
At Barhoma Law, P.C., we represent clients in preparing and finalizing their commutation applications. You can find more information on Applications for Commutations of Sentence here. If you or a loved one are thinking of filing an Application for Commutation of Sentence, contact us at Barhoma Law, P.C. by submitting a Contact Submission or by call at 213-800-7664 to consult with a Barhoma Law, P.C. attorney.
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