Getting President Bush to commute the sentence of "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh is a long shot, former federal prosecutors say. But Lindh's attorneys are making the play anyway, arguing that he should not be treated more harshly than others in his situation. Accompanied by Lindh's parents, Morrison & Foerster partner James Brosnahan announced at a press conference Tuesday that he and his colleagues have asked President Bush to commute Lindh's 20-year sentence.
Effort to Free Lindh Seen as a Long Shot
September 29, 2004