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Does the President of the United States of America have limitations on his power to pardon?

Asked by TheKitchenSink (433 points ) November 30th, 2008

I was thinking, could he/she pardon everybody in the country at once, indiscriminately? Are there safeguards against that? Can it be repealed? Would it be too late anyway?

EDIT: Excluding the power to pardon himself, I mean. Thanks for reminding me, sferik.

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