Gov. Haley Barbour's Pardons Challenged

Mississippi Supreme Court to decide if the former governor's pardons were legal.
1:06 | 02/10/12

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Transcript for Gov. Haley Barbour's Pardons Challenged
Any governor. For the next hundred years we'll hear about this case it's the first time parties haven't -- guys in the Supreme Court takes its time going over us. The nine justices that could be breaking new ground. To governor has signed and approved a bill. -- that's as far as we're gonna go that's as far as the court can go. And lawyer representing three of the convicted murderers argued barbour's decision is the only one that matters he told justices the -- has no -- to question the governor. Probably the governor has power under our constitution to -- hand and the president pull out a handful of people. And party. The attorney general replied -- -- governor into some who believe that governor ought to be -- to like in the old days. Attorney general President Clinton also -- and -- proper notice of the party according to state. They must be published -- local papers at least thirty days before an -- released and most of the 215. Pardons by barber. That didn't happen. When you think people. We believe have properly published and the others is if we determine.

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