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This study revisits President-centered and Presidency-centered perspectives of Presidential behavior through an empirical analysis of federal executive clemency policy in the United States. A review of the extant literature provides a framework within which to develop and test hypotheses. Specific variables are then tested in a multivariate model of clemency policy from 1934 to 1994. The dependent variable (which measures degrees of leniency) is derived from a data set consisting of over 41,000doi:10.2139/ssrn.2214503 fatcat:ktv23w3ll5bbvd7czbzamod75u