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Man's pardon withdrawn after Times discloses financial regulators' censure
Man's pardon withdrawn after Times discloses financial regulators' censure

Gov. Jerry Brown withdrew a Christmas Eve pardon Wednesday after learning from the Los Angeles Times that he was granting clemency to a man recently disciplined by financial regulators. Glen Williams Carnes, one of 105 people who received an executive pardon from the governor, had been cited for having "lived an honest and upright life, exhibited good moral character and conducted himself as a law-abiding citizen." His pardon was for a 1998 conviction of possession for sale of a controlled substance, for which he spent three years on probation in Orange County. Others were given clemency for crimes involving drugs, robbery and burglary and, in one case, solicitation of murder....

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