The bill allows dual prosecutions of people in the president's orbit who receive pardons or commutations.
The criminal justice system failed four black men after a white woman accused them of rape.
Steve and Dwight Hammond became a cause célèbre for angry ranchers and another example of inflexible mandatory minimum sentences.
The president has discovered the power of the pardon. Could that make this a moment for criminal justice reform?
After oral arguments last year, Stephanie Slade correctly observed that "justices might have found a sort of get-out-of-jail-free card." Also on the Reason Podcast: Bill Clinton, Roseanne, Samantha Bee, Kim Kardashian, and maybe the worst celebrity of the week, Larry Kudlow.
"I don't know Mr. Libby, but for years I have heard that he has been treated unfairly."
It's a good idea and the right thing to do.