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WVU helps three prisoners get clemency

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Three of the people who will soon be leaving federal prisons because of a Presidential clemency order, had their cases handled through a WVU program.

Last week, President Obama issued clemency to 61 prisons ending their prison sentences. Dwayne Walker, Byron McDade and Marvin Bailey will be released over the summer as a result of a WVU law clinic’s work.

WVU law student Adriana Faycurry worked on one of the cases and got to make the call to tell Walker that he was going to be released.

“It was really surreal….

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