13. Ex-offenders.

U.S. Appeals Court


Hirschberg v. Commodity Futures Trading, 414 F.3d 679 (7th Cir. 2005). A former commodities broker whose registration had been revoked after he was convicted of mail fraud challenged the denial of his registration by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) following his presidential pardon. The appeals court held that the CFTC did not violate the presidential pardon power by denying the broker's post-pardon application for registration...

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