Sandy Ogilvy , professor of law, was quoted in a Sept. 13 Business Insider article about a man who received a life sentence under mandatory minimum sentencing laws. The Innocence Project Clinic and Clemency Project at the Columbus School of Law filed a petition for commutation on the man's behalf.

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From: Business Insider Date: Sept. 13, 2015 Author: Erin Fuchs

Sandy Ogilvy, the professor who runs the project in which law students at Catholic University work on clemency petitions, seemed particularly struck by Tyler's case.

"The reason Timothy ended up with a life sentence is he had two prior convictions ... It's just crazy. There's no nice way to put it," Ogilvy told me.

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