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Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R).
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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.
January 11, 2012 Just before he left office this week, outgoing Gov. Haley Barbour (R) issued more than 200 pardons or sentence reductions — including more than a dozen to persons convicted of murder, manslaughter or other death-related crimes.
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