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Tennessee Code Title 40. Criminal Procedure § 40-27-105

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Upon application for a pardon by a person sentenced to capital punishment, if the governor is of opinion that the facts and circumstances adduced are not sufficient to warrant a total pardon, the governor may commute the punishment of death to imprisonment for life in the penitentiary.

Cite this article: - Tennessee Code Title 40. Criminal Procedure § 40-27-105 - last updated January 01, 2020 |

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