SIGN THE PETITION

We are NOT asking you to support a pardon for Michael Morgan. All we are asking is that you support us in asking the Florida Clemency Board to consider his request for a pardon.


Background on petitions for a pardon: under the Florida Constitution, the Governor "with the approval of two members of the cabinet" may grant "full or conditional pardons". But in order to be eligible, the inmate first has to complete " all sentences imposed ". Given that Michael Morgan was given a life sentence without the possibility of parole, he would be eligible for a pardon only after he dies.

In 2007, Gov. Crist waived this  rule in the case of Richard Paey, who he then pardoned 3.5 years into a 25 year sentence. It was the right thing to do for Mr. Paey, and it would be the right thing to do for Michael Morgan. Waive the rule and please just look at the case !

See the Office of Executive Clemency website for more detail if you are interested.