Top 25 Clemency-Worthy Prisoners in United States

1. Timothy Tyler, 45, life without parole, LSD

2. Sharanda Jones, 46, life without parole, crack

3. Orville Lee Wollard, 58, release date 2028, firearm

4. Leopoldo Hernandez-Miranda, 75, life without parole, marijuana

No. 4 Leopoldo

No. 4 Leopoldo

Sherman-Chester

No. 6 Sherman

5. Jeff Mizanskey, 61, life without parole, marijuana.

6. Sherman Chester, 48, life without parole, cocaine and heroin

7. Byron L. McDade, 46, release date 2024, cocaine. Judge asks for clemency.

No. 8 Barbara Scrivner and daughter

No. 8 Barbara Scrivner and daughter

8. Barbara Scrivner, 47, release date 2019, methamphetamine

9.  Mandy Martinson, 37, release date 2017, methamphetamine

10. Weldon Angelos, 34, release date 2051, marijuana

11. Luis Anthony Rivera, 58, life without parole, cocaine.

12. Robert Shipp, 42, life without parole, crack

13.  Beth Cronan, 54, nearly three decades for first offense, methamphetamine. 

No. 14 Ricky Minor and daughter

No. 14 Ricky Minor and daughter

14. Ricky Minor, 50, life without parole, methampetamine

15. Larry Duke, 67, life without parole, marijuana

16. Larry Yarbrough, 64, life without parole, cocaine, Oklahoma prison. Case of actual innocence. 

17. John Knock, 66, life without parole, marijuana. John’s web site

No. 18 Paul Free

No. 18 Paul Free

18. Paul Free, 64, life without parole, marijuana

19. William Dekle, 64, life without parole, marijuana

20. Charles “Fred” Cundiff, 68, life without parole, marijuana

21. Erik Arthur, 46, sentence of 25 years, cocaine

22. Richard DeLisi, 64, sentence of 90 years, marijuana. Florida prison.

23. Marissa Alexander, 33, faces 60 years at retrial, firearm

24. Dicky Joe Jackson, 55, methamphetamine, life without parole

25. Roderick “Rudd” Walker, 41, LSD, life without parole/

This list combines federal and state prisoners.


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No. 12 Robert Shipp

No. 12 Robert Shipp

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