Justice Department broadening criteria for clemency

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Justice Department broadening criteria for clemency

April 22, 2014 Updated Apr 22, 2014 at 11:19 AM CDT

Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department is reevaluating its clemency recommendation process.

The changes will likely result in thousands of new applications from certain federal prisoners convicted of nonviolent drug offenses. Find out more about this story by watching the video below.