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Absolute Pardon

Definition - What does Absolute Pardon mean?

Absolute pardon refers to a pardon where an accused is completely released or excused from all their criminal wrongdoings and does not usually have to face any kind of punishment or penalty for his or her acts. Absolute pardon also completely restores the civil rights of the accused.

Justipedia explains Absolute Pardon

Absolute pardon is also known as unconditional or full pardon. An example of absolute pardon is when a prisoner is pardoned and his or her future punishment is entirely waived.

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