Crime and Punishment http://wuky.org en Kentucky Alone In Lack of Formal Clemency Procedure http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-alone-lack-formal-clemency-procedure <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The power of kings to spare a condemned person's life lies solely with the governor in Kentucky, which is one of a select few states where the chief executive can spare death row inmates, shorten sentences and forgive crimes without oversight or having to explain his actions.</span></p><p></p> Sat, 06 Jul 2013 12:01:35 +0000 Associated Press 34063 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Alone In Lack of Formal Clemency Procedure