Summary: S.Con.Res.16 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (04/01/2009)

Calls for the President to grant a pardon, posthumously, to Jack Johnson (the first African-American professional boxer to hold the title of Heavyweight Champion of the World) to expunge from the annals of American criminal justice a racially motivated abuse of the federal government's prosecutorial authority and to recognize his athletic and cultural contributions to society.