MARGARET COLGATE LOVE

Yale Law School, J.D., University of Pennsylvania, M.A., Sarah Lawrence College, B.A. Love served as the United States Pardon Attorney in the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) from 1990 to 1997, with overall responsibility for operation and management of its executive clemency program. Prior to that she was Deputy Associate Attorney General and Associate Deputy Attorney General of the United States (1988-90), and Senior Counsel in the DOJ’s prestigious Office of Legal Counsel (1979-88). She practices law in Washington, D.C., specializing in executive clemency and the restoration of the civil rights of convicted persons, as well as sentencing and corrections policy. She has written and lectured widely on executive clemency and the collateral consequences of conviction, and is co-author of the forthcoming COLLATERAL CONSEQUENCES OF A CRIMINAL CONVICTION: LAW POLICY AND PRACTICE (West 2012). She also authored a state-by-state guide to mechanisms for restoration of rights. She represents applicants for presidential pardons and commutations of sentence, and also advises applicants for analogous state relief. She chaired the drafting committee for the ABA Criminal Justice Standards on Collateral Sanctions, participated in the drafting of the Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act, and is currently on its enactment committee. She serves as liaison to the ABA Standards Committee from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association, and currently is directing a national inventory of collateral consequences for the American Bar Association under a grant from the National Institute of Justice. From 2005 to 2009 she chaired the drafting Committee of the ABA Standards on the Treatment of Prisoners, directed the work of the ABA Commission on Effective Criminal Sanctions, and in 2003-05 was reporter for the ABA Justice Kennedy Commission. She is currently a member of the Members Consultative Group for the American Law Institute (ALI) Model Penal Code/Sentencing project.

Love’s writing and practice focus on federal and state executive clemency, restoration of civil rights, sentencing and corrections policy, and government ethics.

Textilmanagements Klicken Sie jetzt auf Link hier ist sehr wirtschaftlich und technisch ausgerichtet