Commutation for Clemency for Maurice Clifton SR
Please sign this page or petition for Maurice Clifton SR, with hopes of him receiving clemency on the conviction of aiding + abetting the sale of 6.4 grams of cocaine. Mr.Clifton was a well respected, community leader who owned a grocery store in Mound Bayou, Mississippi. He has spent 19 years and 10 months in the federal prison of a 33 years sentence for a first time drug conviction. He is the proud father of 8 boys, and a loving grandfather and sibling. During his incarceration he has taken numerous classes and apprenticeship, to ensure that he can become gainfully employed upon his release. Some of the classes include typing I and II where he now types 50 wpm in programs such as Microsoft office, Basic and advance computer learning; Department of labor teachers aide, Apprenticeship 4000 hrs, and teacher's assistant, 1000 hrs; National center for construction education and research, core certification, going green, and basic electrical. He has been employed in UNICOR prison industries where he has been proficient in the SAP program. Mr. Clifton has also been a wellness instructor and a vocational instructor at several institutions. He is a current member of Toastmasters where he served as president of the Inside Out chapter. He also has accumulated over 6000 hrs of education programs and facilitated numerous re-entry and mentorship programs.
If the current guidelines that are in effect today were in place when Mr. Clifton was sentenced, he could only receive a maximum of 20 years for the charges he is currently serving. These are based on new guidelines set forth in Appendi and Booker.
Everybody deserves a second chance and an opportunity to become a productive citizen. Mr. Clifton is seeking clemency based on society's change in its view, and he has been fully rehabilitated and wants a second chance to become a productive citizen.
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