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if convicted and sentenced to 40 years without parole could these terms be changed? if so

how? is there some application...
if convicted and sentenced to 40 years without parole could these terms be changed? if so how? is there some application to fill out?
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Can you please tell me if this inmate has exhausted all appeals?

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or not sure

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Well, in this case the only option would be for the inmate to file a Petition for Clemency / Pardon from the LA Governor.

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Here is the link to the applicationL:

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http://www.recordgone.com/pardons/Louisiana-Pardon-Application.pdf

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i was asked about act 2045 what is that?

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I am not sure

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It doesn't appear to be a LA law.

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ok what you offer make sense i'll look that up.

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Unfortunately, that might be the only option that this inmate has.

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once convicted and sentence without parlor the only options are a pardon from governor? what ground what you suggest?

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Correct.

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Basically, it would be a good idea to hire a post conviction relief attorney to help prepare the application.

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