Commutation recipient James Patterson Jr. had sentence reduced because of Obama

Concord resident James Patterson Jr., a low-level drug dealer, had served more than 14 years of a nearly 22-year sentence in federal prison when a phone call from his lawyer last summer changed his life. President Barack Obama had just commuted hi
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Concord resident James Patterson Jr., a low-level drug dealer, had served more than 14 years of a nearly 22-year sentence in federal prison when a phone call from his lawyer last summer changed his life. President Barack Obama had just commuted hi

Obama gave this crack dealer a second chance. Here’s what he’s doing with it.

April 01, 2017 11:02 AM