President Joe Biden gave full pardons to six individuals Friday who had already served their sentences for the crimes that they committed.
The end of the year pardons were given to individuals who were convicted of crimes ranging from murder to drug-related charges.
Beverly Ann Ibn-Tamas, 80, was convicted of murder in the second degree while armed for killing her husband when she was 33 years old. Ibn-Tamas, who was pregnant during the murder, testified that her husband beat and threatened her right before she killed him.
“During her trial, the court refused to allow expert testimony regarding battered woman syndrome, a psychological condition and pattern of behavior that develops in victims of domestic violence,” a statement from the White House said. Read more…