Executive Clemency Hearings to be held May 20-22 in Nashville

Hearings to be conducted at 500 James Robertson Parkway, Fourth Floor
Monday, May 06, 2024 | 01:57pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Board of Parole will conduct Executive Clemency hearings on Monday, May 20 through Wednesday, May 22 at its downtown Nashville central office, located at 500 James Robertson Parkway in the Davy Crockett
Tower, fourth floor.

 The May 20 hearing will start at 9 a.m. Central time and the May 21-22 hearings will start at 8:30 a.m.

 The Board is responsible for reviewing all clemency requests (pardons, commutations, and exonerations) and submits non-binding recommendations to the Governor for his consideration. Only the Governor can exercise Executive Clemency power.

The hearings are open to the public.

The Board of Parole is an independent seven-member board whose members are appointed by the Governor. The Board makes decisions about which eligible offenders will be granted parole and placed on community supervision for the remainder of their sentences. The Board also can revoke parole of those offenders who do not abide by the conditions of their supervision.

For a link to the news release, click here.