Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R). Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption toggle caption Rogelio V. Solis/AP The Two-Way Judge Blocks Pardons Issued By Outgoing Mississippi Gov. Barbour January 12, 2012 Gov. Haley Barbour's orders ignited controversy because they included pardons for some convicted killers. Now a judge says they may have violated the state's constitution.