In his final year in office, the president should make it a goal to commute the sentences of those nonviolent prisoners serving life without parole, provided that they have continued to live a nonviolent life in prison.
"What the President Should Do" is a new series by the Cato Institute discussing what President Obama can do using executive authority his final year in office to make the U.S. a freer and happier place.
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