Courts & Crime

January 11, 2012 3:28 PM

Mississippi's Barbour pardons more than 200 as he leaves office

In his final hours as governor Tuesday, Haley Barbour granted clemency to more than 200 convicted criminals -- murderers, rapists, robbers and even a cattle rustler -- even as victims’ families, lawmakers and the public have expressed outrage over other pardons in recent days.

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