What is a pardon?

What is a pardon?

What is a commutation of sentence?

What is a commutation of sentence?

Why and when would you file a commutation of sentence?

Why and when would you file a commutation of sentence?

Is there a difference between a federal and a state pardon?

Is there a difference between a federal and a state pardon?

Why and when should a pardon be filed?

Why and when should a pardon be filed?

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Is there such a thing as an expedited pardon?

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Will I have access to a library in prison?

Will I have access to a library in prison?

Will I have access to a library in prison?

Is there such a thing as an expedited pardon?

Is there such a thing as an expedited pardon?

Why and when should a pardon be filed?

Why and when should a pardon be filed?

Is there a difference between a federal and a state pardon?

Is there a difference between a federal and a state pardon?

Why and when would you file a commutation of sentence?

Why and when would you file a commutation of sentence?

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What is good time and how does it work?

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Once you're at your final destination in prison, what happens?

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What happens to pregnant women going to prison?

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What is the most important piece of advice about prison you can give me?

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What is there to do in prison?

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How is the food in prison?

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Ed Bales

Managing Director, Federal Prison Consultants, LLC

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Ed Bales is the Managing Director of Federal Prison Consultants, LLC. He has 25 years of related experience. He was a Practice Administrator for a law practice for many years and has developed cutting edge strategies to assist Defendants, Inmates and Attorneys with pre and post sentencing strategies and Federal and State prison advocacy. He has been featured on National and International Broadcasts for both Television and Radio. He is also referenced in several books and Nationally based newspapers as a noted Prison Expert.

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Federal Prison Consultants, LLC is a full service Federal & State prison and sentencing consulting/advocacy firm. The combined experience on staff contains over 200 years of Criminal Justice, Paralegal, Psychological and Advocate experience.

What is a pardon?

Prison Consultant Ed Bales explains what a pardon is, when your crime is forgiven and signed off by either the president at the federal level or the governor at the state level.

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Ed Bales: Hi my name is Ed Bales, I am the Managing Director of Federal Prison Consultants, LLC. We are going to speak a little bit about pardons and commutations of sentences and what the differences are and what they mean. Host: What is a pardon?

Ed Bales: A pardon is a forgiveness of your sentence. Most pardons are applied for once you are released from prison, usually there is waiting period of anywhere from three to five years depending on the jurisdiction. Federal pardons go through the U.

S. Pardon attorney, and need to be signed off by the President of the United States. State pardons usually go through the Governor's office or a Pardoning Board that the governor appoints.